The magazine features the tri-corner area: north from Copake and Ancramdale NY, to South Egremont MA and Canaan CT; south through Lakeville and Sharon in Connecticut; down Route 22 to Amenia and Millbrook, and down Route 82 from Pine Plains to Millbrook in New York – and everything inbetween – with Millerton at its center.
In the August 2018 issue we feature the following:
The content of Main Street Magazine focuses on featuring the people, businesses, places, history, curiosities and important local issues within this area, in features and in in-depth stories.
Stone Age Mohicans
Much of upstate New York was Mohican territory. They also dominated the territory spreading west to Windham, north almost to Lake Champlain, west towards Stockbridge MA, and south – almost to Manhattan. Their stories, and some of the local historians chronicling them, are almost lost to time. Read More ->
Branching out: The Meltz Family of Ghent Wood Products & Meltz Lumber in Ghent, NY
Main Street spent a morning in the office of Ghent Wood Products and Meltz Lumber in Ghent, NY talking with Marie Meltz who manages the administrative and marketing part of the business. Read More ->
The Schroeders: North East Farmers Who Cultivated Their Community
These farmers taught me to understand and appreciate their reverence for growing things – and for growing relationships, with each other and a community.
The Road Goes on Forever
“Wanderlust.” It’s a German word that seems to have simply moved into the American English vocabulary as is. The overwhelming desire to travel. The lure of the road. Sand in your shoes. Call it what you will, if illustra-tions are needed to understand, then insert a photograph of Sally Eagle and Dan Mead. They are wanderers.