In this episode of Kaatscast, hear from Jon Ham and Bob Gildersleeve about the grand hotels that attracted visitors to the Catskills at the turn of the century, and the trains that got them there. Also… “mutton?!” How one hotel’s refusal to serve chicken led to the construction of a famous competitor.
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Kaatscast is a biweekly podcast delivering interviews, arts, culture, history, and outdoor adventures, from New York’s Catskill mountains.
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