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Open House: 35 Historic Upstate New York Homes (New York State) (Paperback)
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Celebrated Upstate New York author Chuck D'Imperio takes readers on a unique tour of some of the most fascinating and little-known historic homes across the state. From the stunning neoclassical mansion of the Clarke family tucked away on a hill in Cooperstown to the ramshackle Catskill Mountains cottage of famed naturalist John Burroughs, this book offers the architectural and historic background of New York's more famous residences. Each one has an intriguing story, and D'Imperio invites you to learn not only about the homes but also about the influential people who lived in them. With detailed information on visiting hours, directions, and the author's own notes, this guidebook is essential reading for all New York State history buffs and the ideal companion for your next Upstate road trip.
About the Author
Chuck D'Imperio is the author of several books about Upstate New York. His most recent titles include UnknownMuseums of Upstate New York: A Guide to 50 Treasures and A Taste of Upstate New York: The People and theStories behind 40 Food Favorites.