Category Archives: Putnam County

Upcoming Events – June 9 and 10

Friday June 9, 7:00pm. D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum 23 Mohonk Road, High Falls, NY 12440 $5 admission. www.canalmuseum.org Rob Yasinsac will present Hudson Valley Ruins at the D&H Canal Museum in High Falls. Come early and check out … Continue reading

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“A View Of Northgate” – Original Works by Thom Johnson

Announcing “A View Of Northgate” – Original Works by Thom Johnson A collection of ink washes by Hudson River Artist Thom Johnson, based on the ruins of Northgate (the old Cornish Estate) located in Hudson Highlands State Park near Cold … Continue reading

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Upcoming Hike to the Northgate Ruins (Cornish Estate)

Upcoming event sponsored by the Putnam History Museum: “Join Rob Yasinsac & Thom Johnson for a hike to the Northgate Ruins, known locally as the Cornish Estate, on Saturday, September 10 at 10am. Rob & Thom will guide us on … Continue reading

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Northgate Lecture May 21 in Cold Spring

The Northgate Ruins Putnam History Museum, Cold Spring, NY This Saturday, May 21 at 5pm, Thom Johnson and I will present our research on the Northgate Ruins (popularly known as the Cornish Estate). We will present the property‚Äôs history, including … Continue reading

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West Point Foundry Preserve

In October 2013, Scenic Hudson re-opened the West Point Foundry site after it had been closed for park improvements. Last week I finally made my first visit to the “new” West Point Foundry. The preservation and interpretation of this historically-significant … Continue reading

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Northgate Article in the Hudson River Valley Review

The latest issue of the Hudson River Valley Review includes a new essay about the Northgate estate in Cold Spring. The 11-page article, which I co-authored with Thom Johnson and which borrows from a chapter in Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Ruins presentation – April 14, 2013

Thomas E. Rinaldi and Robert J. Yasinsac, co-authors of Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape, will be joining the Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast for a special event at the historic Walter Brewster House in the Village … Continue reading

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HVR 2012

As I did last year, I present a calendar of images not yet published on this website (except possibly for one picture from a month in which I did not shoot many ruins.) [I published this post two days ago … Continue reading

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Hudson River Neon – Part 1

Head on over to Tom Rinaldi’s New York Neon blog for this week’s entry “Hudson River Neon, Part 1 – Westchester, Rockland and Orange Counties.” Tom generously offered to make this post a collaborative effort inclusive of my photographs of … Continue reading

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Northgate Presentation & New-old Photographs

On Saturday September 15 at 2:00pm at the Foundry School Museum in Cold Spring, NY, Thom Johnson and I will reprise our standing-room-only presentation of this past February about the history of the Northgate estate and its ruins. Following the … Continue reading

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