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Picture Perfect Schoharie County, New York (Part 2)

There was once a local tourism ad for Schoharie County, New York that went something like this: So much to see and so much to do. It's family fun and educational too. In picture perfect Schoharie County.

My own history with Schoharie County is deep one. My father bought property in the county during the 1970s and built a hunting cabin. Unfortunately, my father has since passed away, but we still have the land and cabin in my family. While I was growing up during the 1980s and 1990s, my family and I would often make trips from my native Long Island to the cabin. Over the years, I've become intimately familiar with the lay of the land and the country roads that traverse the landscape of the county, from the northern edge of the Catskills to the scenic Schoharie Valley and on to the rolling hills that descend into the Mohawk Valley along the northern border of Schoharie County. I live in the Albany, New York area these days, so heading to Schoharie County for a week…

Picture Perfect Schoharie County, New York (Part 1)

There was once a local tourism ad for Schoharie County, New York that went something like this: So much to see and so much to do. It's family fun and educational too. In picture perfect Schoharie County.

My own history with Schoharie County is deep one. My father bought property in the county during the 1970s and built a hunting cabin. Unfortunately, my father has since passed away, but we still have the land and cabin in my family. While I was growing up during the 1980s and 1990s, my family and I would often make trips from my native Long Island to the cabin. Over the years, I've become intimately familiar with the lay of the land and the country roads that traverse the landscape of the county, from the northern edge of the Catskills to the scenic Schoharie Valley and on to the rolling hills that descend into the Mohawk Valley along the northern border of Schoharie County. I live in the Albany, New York area these days, so heading to Schoharie County for a weekend or…