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  • CSS5FFF.jpg Kingston once served as state capital

    Leaders, most notably John Jay, penned the New York state constitution in the local courthouse, writes Richard Frost.

    November 7, 2010 2 Photos

  • CSSDE91.jpg 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.

    October 3, 2010 2 Photos

  • CSSF02E.jpg 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.

    September 5, 2010 2 Photos

  • CSS982C.jpg 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.

    August 22, 2010 2 Photos

  • CSS418.jpg Got apps?

    Author/photographer Steven Howell created the "Montreal Essential Guide" app for Sutro Media. Howell is a contributing writer covering Montreal for the Press-Republican.

    August 2, 2010 1 Photo

  • CSS38A2.jpg Yaddo and Congress Park gardens well worth a visit

    Both Saratoga sites offer spots for quiet respite and reflection, writes columnist Richard Frost.

    August 1, 2010 2 Photos

  • CSS213B.jpg 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.

    July 4, 2010 2 Photos

  • CSS295E.jpg 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.

    June 6, 2010 2 Photos

  • CSS7612.jpg 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.

    May 23, 2010 4 Photos

  • CSSA2DA.jpg 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.

    May 2, 2010 3 Photos