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Photos in book by Hirsheimer & Hamilton.

New cookbook helps you make the most of farm-fresh food

Henceforth, we are tabling “farm to table” and farming out the job to a new phrase. I nominate, in no special order: soil to skillet, field to fork, barnyard to backyard, slaughter to…

The Aaron Rhodes House, built in Highland in 1896 for a fruit farmer who had been wounded at Antietam in the Civil War, was one of the county’s most exuberant expressions of the Queen Anne style of architecture when designed by Poughkeepsie architect William J. Beardsley. However, in the 20th century much of the elaborate ornamentation was removed and, despite the best efforts of local preservationists, the house was demolished in 2002 when Route 9W was widened.  (early-20th-century postcard, Rhoads collection)

Delving into our digs with William Rhoads

From 17th-century stone houses to Gilded Age mansions to Arts and Crafts artists’ studios to a drive-in movie theater and one-of-a-kind “Junk Castle,” Ulster County’s architecture doesn’t lack for variety, rustic charm or…

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