A Catskill Catalog by Bill Birns

Bill Birns presents a weekly essay on history, geography, day-trips, arts and culture in the Catskill Mountain region.

A Catskill Catalog: Jan. 23, 2008

I once listened to a tape recording of the late Alf Evers, the great storytelling historian of the Catskills whose book The Catskills, From Wilderness to Woodstock is the best history to date of our region.