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  Hudson River Maritime Museum
The Hudson River Maritime Museum is the only museum in New York State exclusively preserving the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and the industries that developed around it.
The most famous sailing vessel to ply the waters of the magnificent Hudson River was undoubtedly the Hudson River sloop of the 19th century.
The development of the Delaware and Hudson Canal in 1828 transformed the Rondout Valley into the principal center of commercial activity on the Hudson River.
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  Hudson River History Tour
The river itself was seen as treacherous, especially in the stretch known as the Hudson Highlands.
Although the events that occurred in the Hudson Highlands during the Revolutionary War were not the war's most decisive, it remained an area to which the British and the Americans gave much of their attention.
After completion of the Erie Canal in 1825, the Hudson River became one of the nation's main arteries of trade, opening a gateway to the west and prompting a period of major economic and industrial expansion in the area.
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  Hudson River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hudson River Railroad was chartered the next year as a continuation of the Troy and Greenbush south to New York City, and was completed in 1851.
The width of the Lower Hudson River required major feats of engineering to cross, the results today visible in the Verrazano Narrows and George Washington Bridges, as well as the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels and the PATH and Pennsylvania Railroad tubes.
The Hudson River serves as a political boundary between the states of New Jersey and New York, and further north between counties in New York.
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 Hudson River school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hudson River school was a mid-1800 American group of landscape painters whose approach was related to romanticism.
Hudson River School landscapes are characterized by their realistic and detailed portrayal of nature.
In general, Hudson River School artists believed that nature itself was an ineffable manifestation of God, though the artists varied in the depth of their religious conviction.
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 Hudson River History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At low tide the depth of the river in the middle channel is 40 to 45 ft. and at high tide it is 45 to 50 ft. deep.
The Hudson River's source is in the Adirondack Mountains, at Lake Tear of the Clouds- a lake in the shape of a teardrop and about as big as a football field- 4,293 feet up Mt. March, the tallest peak in New York State.
The Lower Hudson River is an estuary, where the high tides bring in salty ocean water to mix with fresh water entering from the land.
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 Henry Hudson, Half Moon, and Exploration of the Hudson River
Hudson decided these weren't entrances to the passage to the Orient he was seeking, and the Half Moon turned north to the mouth of the Hudson River in early September.
Hudson's exploration of the Hudson River was his third of four voyages of discovery.
Bounded by the Schoharie River in the west, it extended east to the crest of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts from northwest Connecticut north to the Green Mountains in southern Vermont.
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 LANDSCAPE, LANDUSE AND THE ICONOGRAPHY OF SPACE IN THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY: THE NINETEENTH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURY by ...
At present, however, we are focusing upon the physical engineering of the river during the 19th and early 20th centuries, and upon the imaginative construction of that same terrain - processes which we see as integral to understanding the Hudson River landscape as we know it today.
While the Hudson River Railroad embankment is shown across the mouth of the bay, as well as the Berkshire and Albany trestle across its northern portion, these are painted as relatively minor elements in a placid, pastoral view of the scene.
Although the pastoral views of the Hudson River landscape may have been largely purchased by members of the elite, these versions of the landscape were undoubtedly viewed by a wider segment of society.
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 Virtual Hudson River History Tour
Several years after Hudson's explorations, the Dutch West India Company, chartered by the Netherlands but never to have the same success as the Dutch East India Company for which Hudson sailed, was given permission by the government of the Netherlands to settle and rule the area.
The Hudson brought people from the lower valley and New York City up to the Catskills, a place which became popular with not only members of the art and literary world, but with the rich as well, who felt time in the moutains was therapeutic.
And after the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825, the river became one of the nation's main arteries of trade, opening a gateway to the west and prompting a period of major economic and industrial expansion along the Hudson.
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 NRDC: Healing the Hudson River
The company claimed that sedimentation was cleaning the river naturally by burying the PCBs under silt, and that the Hudson should be left alone to heal itself.
Hudson River advocates may have been outgunned by GE's publicity campaign, but they had the power of facts.
The idea that the river is somehow cleaning itself has been refuted by numerous EPA studies, which have been extensively peer-reviewed by independent scientists.
www.nrdc.org /water/pollution/hhudson.asp   (1738 words)

  
 Henry Hudson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Henry Hudson was a very good navigator and sailor who named and explored Hudson Bay in Canada and the Hudson River in America.
Hudson was from England, but nothing is known about his life before 1607.
Hudson was hoping that the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans were separated by just a thin strip of land, and that he would be the one to find the shortest way between the two oceans.
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 A HUDSON RIVER PORTFOLIO
The Hudson River is an often-used term to describe much of the most distinctive landscape art and regional literature created in the United States.
The Hudson's main tributary is the eastwardflowing Mohawk River; in addition to Albany and New York, its principal cities are, north to south, Troy, Hudson, Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Peekskill and Yonkers in New York State, and Weehawken, Hoboken and Jersey City in New Jersey.
Fortunately for tourists, the Hudson River Rail Road hugged the shoreline and was nearly as scenic as the boats.
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 The Hudson River Valley Institute - Your Gateway to the Historic Hudson River Valley
Recognizing the area's national value, Congress formed the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area in 1996 to recognize, to preserve, to protect, and to interpret the nationally-significant history and resources of the Valley for the benefit of the nation.
The Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College is the academic arm of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.
Its mission is to study and to promote the Hudson River Valley and to provide educational resources for heritage tourists, scholars, elementary school educators, environmental organizations, the business community, and the general public.
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 The Hudson River Chronicles
The largest and least-studied supply of pollutants to the Hudson River comes from what are known as ``non-point'' sources: leaking landfills, abandoned factories, overflowing storm sewers and contaminated runoff from farms, roads and parking lots.
To flourishing crowds of pleasure boaters, water-skiers and anglers, the river is a vast recreational vista in which to sail, swim and fish.
Of 51 Hudson tributaries tested, the Mohawk, which nearly doubles the Hudson's flow at Cohoes, was found to carry unparalleled concentrations of manure, fertilizers and semivolatile organic compounds, the byproducts of industrial processes.
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 The Hudson River Valley Institute - Hudson River Navigator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New River Navigator: Vincent Tamagna was appointed by Governor Pataki and the USDA/NRCS as the "Hudson River Navigator" in September 2003.
Even though the Hudson Navigator position was vacant between August 2002 and September 2003, the Hudson AHRI has achieved some notable successes in 2003, thanks to the groundwork laid by the first River Navigator, Eric Scherer, USDA/NRCS, and the continuing efforts of committed community partners and Vinny Tamagna.
Vinny is also working to develop the Hudson River Valley Lighthouse Trail to preserve the historical significance and the restoration of lighthouses along the river.
www.hudsonrivervalley.net /navigator   (307 words)

  
 ArtLex on the Hudson River School
As the American frontier moved westward, the Hudson River painters' views of this expanding territory found an enthusiastic audience.
Durand represented the naturalistic strain of the Hudson River School.
Hudson River with a Distant View of West Point (View of the Highlands from West Point), 1834, oil on canvas, 33 x 50 inches (83.82 x 127.00 cm), Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH.
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 Tunneling Under the Hudson River
CHAPTER I. Hudson River, flowing between New York City and Jersey City, where seven great railroads carrying the bulk of freight from the West have their termini, has always most effectually delayed transportation, and rendered impossible the sure, and at the same time the quick, delivery of freight.
The bed of the river consists of silt, which extends from the New Jersey or western side nearly or quite across the river ; upon the New York side, near the shore, some rock is encountered, between which and the shore sand underlies the silt.
It is a washing brought by the water from the upper regions drained by the river, and the magnitude of the deposit, in the area covered and depth (varying from 28 to 100 feet), indicates that the work has been going on for ages.
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 Hudson River Fishing Stripers, Pike , Bass
Information on fishing the Hudson for Stripped bass, Pike, Black bass catfish and other Hudson river species.Right now the Spring of 04 seasons is just beginning but more information will be coming soon.
Hudson River fishing Guides we are looking for people to submit fishing reports please contact us if you are interested.
Giant fishing tournaments killing thousand of the largest females, every big female bass taken from the river is thousands of eggs that won’t be laid to hatch and return in years to come.
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 NYS Hudson River Valley Greenway - CONSERVANCY - Water Trail
On April 21, 2001 Governor George E. Pataki announced a $1 million grant to the Hudson River Valley Greenway to establish a Hudson River Water Trail stretching from Battery Park in the Village of Waterford, Saratoga County, to Battery Park in Manhattan.
Initial travelers on the Hudson were not using it as a recreational trail, rather Native Americans and the early European explorers and settlers used the Hudson as their primary high speed travel route.
The Hudson was a major part of New York State's original "highway system." With the advent of dams and canals the Hudson became a major commercial transport corridor to the north and west, linked by the Erie and Champlain Canals.
www.hudsongreenway.state.ny.us /conserv/watertr.htm   (777 words)

  
 The Hudson River
The Hudson River extends 315 miles from its source in the Adirondacks at Lake Tear of the Clouds to New York Harbor.
A large wooded park on the eastern shore of the river, the Clermont Mansion itself was the home of Robert Livingston, who helped to draft the Declaration of Independence, swore in George Washington as our first President, and aided in the development of the steamboat.
There are dozens of open space areas along the river, ranging from tiny local scenic spots to major state and federal parks with a wide variety of facilities.
www.clearwater.org /hudson.html   (1483 words)

  
 The Great Hudson River Paddle - 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
GHRP 2006 is being held to celebrate the Hudson River Greenway Water Trail, the improvement of public access to the Hudson River, and the diversity and heritage of the riverside communities of the Hudson River Valley.
For new or inexperienced paddlers it is a chance to get out on the Hudson River under the safe tutelage of knowledgeable local outfitters.
For those who want to join in the celebration of the Hudson River and its communities from the shore it offers a series of festivals showcasing local cultural demonstrations, kayaking skills, information booths, and natural resource programs.
www.hrwa.org /ghrp   (462 words)

  
 The Hudson River Mill Project
The Company made substantial efforts to increase community understanding of its operations at the Hudson River Mill through a series of carefully planned open houses.
Used widely throughout the Company, in Corinth the corporate symbol was printed on the tee- shirts worn by boys participating on organized EMBA teams, and it was even reproduced by Raoul Granger in a large twelve-foot tall painting that hung for 30 years on the south wall of the Community Building gym.
Other public relations materials distributed from the Hudson River Mill and made from IP paper - automobile floor mats, winter windshield protectors, bathtub mats, and table placemats - were regularly and freely distributed to employees, Hudson River Mill guests, and local citizens, ultimately making their way into hundreds of Corinth homes.
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 Hudson River Park Trust
Pier 84 at 44th St This weekend 10:30am—5pm
Hudson River Park Trust public meetings are now available as WEBCAST
TO REPORT A PROBLEM IN HUDSON RIVER PARK
www.hudsonriverpark.org   (90 words)

  
 Adirondack Mountain Scenic Train Rides : Upper Hudson River Railroad
The Upper Hudson River Railroad can add a unique and exciting dimension to your Adirondack experience.
Enjoy the breathtaking Adirondack scenery as this scenic train winds along the Hudson River to the picturesque train station at Riverside.
The Upper Hudson River Railroad operates seasonal 2-hour round trip excursions along an 8.5-mile section of the former Adirondack Branch of the D&H Railroad.
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