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Lake_Minnewaska_mid_1940_s.jpg
Lake Minnewaska & Cliff House. Mid 1940's
Courtesy of Barb Norman
3856 viewsLake Minnewaska & Cliff House. Mid 1940\'s
Courtesy of Barb Norman
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Lake_Minnewaska_Cliff_House_1920.jpg
Cliff House 1920
Courtesy of Barb Norman (photo taken by Barb's Grandfather)
4931 viewsCliff House 1920
Courtesy of Barb Norman (photo taken by Barb\'s Grandfather)
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Another photo of women playing baseball on the Cliff House lawn. Note long dresses. According to the Doughty book, when men and2980 viewsAnother photo of women playing baseball on the Cliff House lawn. Note long dresses. According to the Doughty book, when men and women played together, the men would wear dresses also!
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
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Great photo of a baseball game on the Cliff House lawn. Note crowd on porch to the right.
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
3280 viewsGreat photo of a baseball game on the Cliff House lawn. Note crowd on porch to the right.
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
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couple_facing_cliff_house.jpg
A couple facing the Cliff House
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2698 viewsA couple facing the Cliff House
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Fantastic STEREO view of the Cliff House before its additions. Unfortunately I don't know the source of this stereo photo.3557 viewsFantastic STEREO view of the Cliff House before its additions. Unfortunately I don\'t know the source of this stereo photo.Admin
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Cliff house lawn. Note: Somewhere in this picture is the answer to one of the questions in the Trivia Quiz.
3378 viewsCliff house lawn. Note: Somewhere in this picture is the answer to one of the questions in the Trivia Quiz.
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rainbowcliff.jpg
A spectacular sunset complete with rainbow.
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4365 viewsA spectacular sunset complete with rainbow.
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Old photograph of the Cliff House taken on 7-11-1924. Thanks Sharon!
2502 viewsOld photograph of the Cliff House taken on 7-11-1924. Thanks Sharon!
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Cliff House during a great sunset. Unfortunately, the quality of this slide is pretty poor.
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2815 viewsCliff House during a great sunset. Unfortunately, the quality of this slide is pretty poor.
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Guests enjoy the glow of the Cliff House during a sunset.
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2856 viewsGuests enjoy the glow of the Cliff House during a sunset.
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Cliff House lawn
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3934 viewsCliff House lawn
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Cliff House carport
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2463 viewsCliff House carport
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Cliff House
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2101 viewsCliff House
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Cliff House
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2160 viewsCliff House
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View of main Cliff House cupola.
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2639 viewsView of main Cliff House cupola.
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cliff_house_closeup_1.jpg
View of Cliff House from a cliff-side summerhouse.
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2068 viewsView of Cliff House from a cliff-side summerhouse.
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cliff_house_buses.jpg
Front carport of the Cliff House. Note school buses in background.
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2239 viewsFront carport of the Cliff House. Note school buses in background.
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A foggy Cliff House.
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2324 viewsA foggy Cliff House.
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Lake Minnewaska from the Wildmere House. CREATED/PUBLISHED [between 1903 and 1920] NOTES Photograph of a photo originally copyri2182 viewsLake Minnewaska from the Wildmere House. CREATED/PUBLISHED [between 1903 and 1920] NOTES Photograph of a photo originally copyrighted 1903. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 016842. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.
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Unusual view of the Cliff House.2956 viewsUnusual view of the Cliff House.Admin
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Cliff House circ unknown.
2752 viewsCliff House circ unknown.
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Fall_at_Wildmere_2.jpg
Fall at Wildmere
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
2449 viewsFall at Wildmere
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
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Sailing.jpg
Sailing in front of Wildmere taken at an interesting angle.
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
3253 viewsSailing in front of Wildmere taken at an interesting angle.
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
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Gazebo_Wildmere_Catskills.jpg
Gazebo Wildmere Catskills
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
2539 viewsGazebo Wildmere Catskills
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
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A Calm and Perfect Blue
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
2279 viewsA Calm and Perfect Blue
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
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Fall_at_Wildmere.jpg
Fall at Wildmere
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
1918 viewsFall at Wildmere
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
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Wildmere_and_Dock.jpg
Wildmere and Dock
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
2617 viewsWildmere and Dock
Photo by Carlos Fernandez
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Bears performing at Wildmere car port
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
2720 viewsBears performing at Wildmere car port
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
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Bears performing at Wildmere car port
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
2244 viewsBears performing at Wildmere car port
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Tennis courts at Wildmere. August 1917
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
2019 viewsTennis courts at Wildmere. August 1917
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
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Foundation building for addition of Wildmere in 1908. One of only two photos we have of Wildmere construction. Thank you Leslie!2751 viewsFoundation building for addition of Wildmere in 1908. One of only two photos we have of Wildmere construction. Thank you Leslie!
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
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Foundation building for addition of Wildmere in 1908. One of only two photos we have of Wildmere construction. Thank you Leslie!2869 viewsFoundation building for addition of Wildmere in 1908. One of only two photos we have of Wildmere construction. Thank you Leslie!
Courtesy of Leslie Carlson
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minnewaska71.jpg
Another view of Wildmere taken from the Cliff House area in the early 70's. Thanks to Rhonda (Baskwill68@aol.com) for the contri2450 viewsAnother view of Wildmere taken from the Cliff House area in the early 70\'s. Thanks to Rhonda (Baskwill68@aol.com) for the contribution. 23,000 bytes.
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minnewaska70.jpg
A good view of Wildmere taken from the Cliff House area in the early 70's. Thanks to Rhonda (Baskwill68@aol.com) for the contri2699 viewsA good view of Wildmere taken from the Cliff House area in the early 70\'s. Thanks to Rhonda (Baskwill68@aol.com) for the contribution. 40,000 bytes.
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lmwildmere25.jpg
A closer than normal view of WIldmere. Photo taken 11-29-81. There's Cathie and Sue in the foreground. Thanks Sharon!
4508 viewsA closer than normal view of WIldmere. Photo taken 11-29-81. There\'s Cathie and Sue in the foreground. Thanks Sharon!
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lmwildmere23.jpg
A somewhat stormy view of Wildmere. Photo taken 11-29-81. Thanks Sharon!
3368 viewsA somewhat stormy view of Wildmere. Photo taken 11-29-81. Thanks Sharon!
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WildmereHotel9.jpg
Another view of the front entrance. Thanks Donna.
2537 viewsAnother view of the front entrance. Thanks Donna.
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Front entrance of Wildmere. Most of this structure burned to the ground soon after these photos were taken. Thanks Donna
3210 viewsFront entrance of Wildmere. Most of this structure burned to the ground soon after these photos were taken. Thanks Donna
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Here's a view of the north end from the lake side. Thanks Donna
2209 viewsHere\'s a view of the north end from the lake side. Thanks Donna
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Here is an eerie view of Wildmere. Taken soon before most of the hotel burned to the ground. In this view, the hotel looks kind3064 viewsHere is an eerie view of Wildmere. Taken soon before most of the hotel burned to the ground. In this view, the hotel looks kind of like a ghost. Was it really there at all? Thanks Donna.
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Here is an end view of the north end of Wildmere taken shortly before fire destroyed it. Note metal fire escape which I believe2263 viewsHere is an end view of the north end of Wildmere taken shortly before fire destroyed it. Note metal fire escape which I believe was the only metal fire escape on the building. Also, there was an entrance below grade (barely visible in this shot) which in later years was used as the cross country ski rental shop.
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WildmereHotel2.jpg
Warning Sign on Wildmere2767 viewsSome of the pictures are like puzzles. I'm trying to remember where around the hotel this may have been. The sign reads ""WARNING! BLDG. CLOSED. KEEP OUT! TICKET WILL BE REVOKED WITHOUT REFUND"". Thank you Donna for the pics.
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Front entrance of Wildmere taken just before the fire. Thank you for the pics Donna.
2446 viewsFront entrance of Wildmere taken just before the fire. Thank you for the pics Donna.
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View of the north end from the parking lot. Thanks Donna.
2285 viewsView of the north end from the parking lot. Thanks Donna.
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