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Kingston once served as state capital
Leaders, most notably John Jay, penned the New York state constitution in the local courthouse, writes Richard Frost.
Carvings capture birds of Vermont.
Located in rural Huntington, Vt., the museum Birds of Vermont features works crafted by artisan Robert Spear, who at 90 is still adding to his collection.
Women in wartime: heros, helpmates, history makers
The annual commemoration of the Battle of Plattsburgh begins this week, culminating in a remarkable mix of events over next weekend, writes columnist Richard Frost.
St. Louis: From frontier to fabulous
Until 1954, the Missouri city represented both the western and southern limits of Major League Baseball, says travel writer Richard Frost. That's just one of the surprises he found while touring that city.
Author/photographer Steven Howell created the "Montreal Essential Guide" app for Sutro Media. Howell is a contributing writer covering Montreal for the Press-Republican.
Yaddo and Congress Park gardens well worth a visit
Both Saratoga sites offer spots for quiet respite and reflection, writes columnist Richard Frost.
Moose Lake: Serene, rustic with a tragic past
This is where Chester Gillette drowned pregnant girlfriend Grace Brown, but the remote lake holds far more allure for its natural surroundings, writes travel writer Richard Frost.
There are plenty of mountains to climb close by
Catamount offers a lot of clambering up and around rock formations, says travel writer Richard Frost. Blue Mountain is popular, with its fire tower and commanding views.
Ferry tour of Manhattan a great deal
Richard Frost's tour along the island's 35-mile perimeter passed a remarkable number of American icons, from the Statue of Liberty to the USS Intrepid.
Woodstock, Vt.: historic, picturesque
The First Congregational Church, distinguished by its tall white clock tower, served as a center for local abolitionists, writes columnist Richard Frost. Titus Hutchinson House (1794) allegedly served as an Underground Railroad station.
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