Authors found inspiration in the Catskill Mountains
The Authors of the Great Northern Catskills
The Kaaterskill Clove was popular with notable literary figures and the setting for some of the greatest tales of all time (such as Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle"). Many authors like Mark Twain, James Fenimore Cooper, and William Cullen Bryant found solace and/or inspiration in the quiet towns located throughout the Kaaterskill Clove
The creator of Rip Van Winkle.
Bryant was a poet, best known for "Thanatopsis" written in 1811.
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