Olana Out and About

Pictures taken in and around Olana State Historic Site site. Follow us on Instagram @OlanaSHS
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Locust blossom

Locust blossom

Bash Bish Falls can be reached from the trailhead in Taconic State Park on the eastern side of Columbia County New York.

Bash Bish Falls can be reached from the trailhead in Taconic State Park on the eastern side of Columbia County New York.

Trillium

Trillium

Fall drive into Olana SHS welcomes visitors with this beautiful scene

Fall drive into Olana SHS welcomes visitors with this beautiful scene

Trillium.

Trillium.

Sage hall at Cornell University, completed in 1875, bears a slight resemblance to the mansion at Olana, completed in 1872.

Sage hall at Cornell University, completed in bears a slight resemblance to the mansion at Olana, completed in

Frederic Church wasn't the only one to collect 19th century Islamic arms and armor. In fact, right now see a nice exhibit on it at the Metropolitan Museum of art including samples shown here.

Frederic Church wasn't the only one to collect century Islamic arms and armor. In fact, right now see a nice exhibit on it at the Metropolitan Museum of art including samples shown here.

Don Gummer's sculptures may be gone from Olana, but you can still see them on Broadway.

Don Gummer's sculptures may be gone from Olana, but you can still see them on Broadway.

There is also a nice patch of Shrubby St. John's Wort north of Route 23 just before you cross the Rip van Winkle Bridge.

There is also a nice patch of Shrubby St. John's Wort north of Route 23 just before you cross the Rip van Winkle Bridge.

I found a nice patch of shrubby St. John's Wort near Austerlitz not far from New York's border with Massachusetts and on state forest land.

I found a nice patch of shrubby St. John's Wort near Austerlitz not far from New York's border with Massachusetts and on state forest land.

This is the Catskills as they look from Harrier Hill, a Columbia Land Conservancy property.

This is the Catskills as they look from Harrier Hill, a Columbia Land Conservancy property.

The boyhood homesite of WEB Du Bois is in Great Barrington Massachusetts, not too far from Olana.

The boyhood homesite of WEB Du Bois is in Great Barrington Massachusetts, not too far from Olana.

Donald Baechler's _Bathers_ at Omi International Art Center!

Donald Baechler's _Bathers_ at Omi International Art Center!

Here are the locations of all of Don Gummer's sculptures on Broadway.

Here are the locations of all of Don Gummer's sculptures on Broadway.

Don Gummer's _Complex Apartment_ on Broadway and 72nd St. If you look closely at the middle of the sculpture, you'll notice a window is out and there's a half eaten hotdog on one of the floors.

Don Gummer's _Complex Apartment_ on Broadway and St. If you look closely at the middle of the sculpture, you'll notice a window is out and there's a half eaten hotdog on one of the floors.

Mountain Jam 2015 sunset

Mountain Jam 2015 sunset

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