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Tag: "Thomas Cole"

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Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY

Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY

The Hudson River School of art has been my favorite fine art genre since I studied founder Thomas Cole’s stunning Voyage of Life paintings as a young art major in school. Such deep, dramatic, and luminous paintings these artists produced in the mid to late 19th century! As a matter of fact, their paintings were […]

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Fountain Elms Historic Site, Utica

Fountain Elms Historic Site, Utica

Fountain Elms is a historic site in Utica, NY. It was the home of a well-known philanthropic family dynasty in the Victorian Era. The home, practically untouched since 1900, is filled with family mementos and valuables of the Munson/Proctor/Williams family.