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Seneca Hope

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Seneca Hope The Life and Landscapes of James Hope

Author Frank Steber brings to life James Hope, a famous landscape painter who retired to Watkins Glen, N.Y. in 1872 to paint the beauties of the glen. With color photos of Hope's artwork. Learn more.

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Watkins Glen Tour Guide Wins Book of the Year Award!

Watkins Glen Tour Guide was selected as a ForeWord Magazine 2009 Book of the Year Award in the Travel Guide category.

 

Vasona Park History Timeline

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wgtg Watkins Glen Tour Guide
by Gordon D. Cooper
A hsitory and tour guide for the village of Watkins Glen, N.Y. and the surrounding area. Filled with hundreds of full color photos and maps. (320 pages) $29.95
Seneca Hope Seneca Hope: The Life and Landscapes of James Hope
by Frank W. Steber
Frank Steber imagines landscape painter James Hope's life from his days in Castleton, to his studio portrait in New York, N.Y. and finally to his life in Watkins Glen.(128 pages) $15.00
Seneca Sunrise Seneca Sunrise: The Life and Times of Frederick Davis, Jr.
by Frank W. Steber
Frank Steber lovingly re-creates the life of Frederick Davis, Jr., who in the late 1800s made a large impact on the small town that is now Watkins Glen, N.Y. (128 pages) $12.00
Seneca Dawn Seneca Dawn: The Pioneer Journey of John Dow
by Frank W. Steber
Frank Steber imagines the journey of one of the Finger Lakes region's first pioneers, John Dow, who traveled from Connecticut to the head of Seneca Lake in the late 1700s. (128 pages) $12.00
Schuyler County Days Bygone Schuyler County Days Bygone
by Barbara H. Bell
A history of Schuyler County by the county's longest-serving historian -- including the legend of the Seneca Lake monster, horse rustling, pioneer living, salt mining, gold mining, winemaking, and the origins of many of the settlements in the county. (338 pages) $23.95