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More Bridle Paths, & Bridges too.

These bridle paths and bridges were built in the 1920s & 30s by John D. Rockefeller Jr. on his Pocantico Hills, NY estate. Most of these roads are open to … Continue reading

November 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Bridle Paths

This lovely little album speaks for itself, and there isn’t much I want to add, other than¬†Rockefeller State Park Preserve in Sleepy Hollow, NY is a walker’s paradise. See the … Continue reading

October 26, 2011 · 3 Comments

How to get to Raven Rock

Since writing a blog post about Raven Rock last April, I’ve received several requests from courageous explorers wishing to visit the “dark glen at Raven Rock” to post detailed hiking … Continue reading

September 6, 2011 · 4 Comments

Inscribed in Stone: The EWB Trail

In my article on the V. Everit Macy Memorial¬†I mention a report published by the Emergency Work Bureau of Westchester County, which was created by an act of the New … Continue reading

May 3, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Macy Memorial

A couple years ago I had a job as a Project Archivist at the Westchester County Archives in Elmsford NY. Part of that job included cataloging photographs from the Park … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · 10 Comments

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