Patriots and Spies in Revolutionary New York is a compilation of twelve stories regarding important moments in New York State’s history during the American Revolution.
You really can’t travel around Gardiner, or the surrounding towns for that matter, without seeing “Save Tillson Lake” signs on people’s lawns. Have you ever wondered why Tillson Lake needs saving?
She was a Gardiner original, born at a time when one room schoolhouses dotted the town map.
According to the 1860 Federal Census, Michael Maladay was a laborer struggling to make ends meet, supporting a growing family.
While researching and planning for the birthday of Addison Gardiner, I discovered a very interesting piece of information about a former Gardiner Town Supervisor.
Who the heck was Addison Gardiner? In a random sampling of 10 residents in and around the hamlet of Gardiner recently, one person said he had heard of him, another knew that he was a New York State elected official and lawyer, and the other eight people had no idea.
As 1979 turned into 1980 the stars aligned themselves and I woke up needing to look at The New York Times Farm and Country Real Estate Section. My daughter had turned two and it was time to add some nature to her life.
In Part One, former Gardiner resident and experienced climber Louise Trancynger discovered the now-fabled climbing cliffs at the Gunks, but also discovered that since the 1940s they had been controlled with military precision by elite members of the Appalachian Mountain Club, known as the “Appies”.
This is the first installment of a climbing memoir by former long-time Gardiner resident Louise Trancynger.
In hopes that the Town of Gardiner decides to preserve and restore the Acey Barton House.