Featured Destination: John Burroughs Estates

Slabsides, West Park  Naturalist John Burroughs built his log cabin in West Park, Ulster County in 1895, in the Adirondack style. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968, the cabin retains most of its original furnishings, and is open to the public year round. Slabsides is one mile east of Riverby, Burroughs’ main residence. The naturalist wrote some of his most celebrated essays while at Slabsides. He … Continue reading Featured Destination: John Burroughs Estates

Weekend in the Catskills – 6/5/2015

This weekend in the Catskills: A nature walk at the John Burroughs Memorial Site in Roxbury; Clara and Robert Schumann Piano Demonstration in Hunter; Robert Plant at the Mountain Jam Festival, also in Hunter; Open Studios at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild; And, an Exquisite Corpse Surrealist-inspired art project at Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor. Read full article at Upstater.com. Continue reading Weekend in the Catskills – 6/5/2015