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#4:October 2004

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Forgotten history of Verplanck Cemetary

The Verplanck Cemetary holds some fascinating secrets. For instance, here lies the great granddaughter of John Adams, the second President of the United States. See more shots, including the graves of black Civil War veterans, and a catalog issue Sears & Roebuck headstone circa 1880 here. Sphere: Related Content

Beacon Voices: Butch Van Vlack, “The Mountain Man”

by Michael Daecher “You can tell this marble is old because it isn’t perfectly round,” Butch said, as he handed it to me. Sure enough, it was almost round, but not quite — made before the age of machine precision. Butch Van Vlack is showing me the gravestones of his ancestors, buried in the disheveled […]

Jaunts Along the Hudson

Hikes Within Walking Distance From Main Street and Metro North, Beacon by D. Adamsons This month we’re going to look at four walks, all of which are easily accessible from Main Street and the Metro North train station in Beacon. The first two are hikes. The Incline Trail and the Hemlock Gorge, lead to Mount […]


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