Catskill Historical Views

Catskill Historical Views is a collaboration between the Zadock Pratt Museum, Catskill Tri-County Historical Views, and Silver Hollow Audio. Catskill Tri-County Historical Views is published by the Gilboa Museum & Juried History Center. Thanks to Humanities New York for their support of this podcast series.


Episode One: We spoke with Delaware County historian Bill Birns about the legacy of “Hobart’s greatest” (albeit largely forgotten) son, John Davenport Clarke: farmer, forester, and congressman.


Episode Two: Author Christine Wade was enamored by Washington Irving’s famous Catskills tale, but its dismissal of Mrs. Van Winkle as a “scold” really irked her, and a new tale was born.

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