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Contents

Volume 64, Number 1

August, 2009

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A compass rose

Charting His Own Course

Henry Hudson's remarkable voyages

by Bernadette LaManna

page 2

A view of the Hudson River and surrounding highlands at sunset

Hudson River Portraits

The Hudson River through the lens of photographer Greg Miller

page 6

A piece of fabirc with a red maple leaf imprinted on it

Explorateur

Samuel Champlain, intrepid explorer

by Charles Vandrei

page 10

An Adirondack lake surrounded by forest and a mountain peak in the distance

Lake Tear

Trekking to the headwaters of the Hudson

by Sandra Weber

page 14

A painting of a ticket office in the evening with a street in front

Painting the Past

Portfolio by artist Len Tantillo

page 18

Simulation of the southern part of Manhattan island showing conditions in 1600 and now

From Treeline to Skyline

The Manahatta Project: New York City's Natural History

by Eric Sanderson

page 26

A sailboat on the river with New York City buildings behind

Roaming the River

Flotilla celebrates River Day

by Jenna DuChene

page 32

A steamboat on the river

Full Steam Ahead

Robert Fulton ushers in a new era of transportation

by Ann Pedtke

page 34

The top of a lighthouse

Watchtowers on the Water

Lighthouses of Lake Champlain

by Richard Tuers

page 36

Bronze statue of Samuel Champlain on a lighthouse

Quad Calendar

A peek at upcoming Quad events

page 40