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America’s Eden

America’s Eden

A Historic Look at the Hudson River Valley by Erica P. Lome In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville penned a letter to his father describing the Hudson River Valley: You will never guess, my dear father, where on earth I have ensconced myself to write this letter. I sit at the top of a rather steep […]

Drinking to the Future

Cellarettes in Nineteenth Century America By Erica P. Lome “In the corner [of his grandfather’s house] as you enter the door in the dining room stood the ‘wine cooler’ of polished mahogany, inlaid with wreaths of satin wood, octagon in shape, about three feet high, on six spindling square legs, divided inside with compartments, each […]