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The History of the Hudson River Valley from Civil War to Modern Times

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  • called “thoroughly informative and approachable” by The New York Times
  • Vernon Benjamin completes his historical account of the region by taking readers from the post-Civil War period into the present day
  • Here we see the formation of the great estates of the Valley, including the Rockefellers, Sunnyside, and Olana
  • shows how the turn to the twentieth century brought a new era of population growth and prosperity to the region
  • engaging, readable, and comprehensive history of one of America’s most significant and culturally important regions
  • richly illustrated and meticulously researched