The Boarding Houses / Resorts of the Greenville, Greene County, NY Area

Purpose: to document the boarding house era establishments, give locations, supply additional information, and indicate their fate.

Please let the Town Historian know of any missing establishment, and feel free to add information about these places (current 911 address, years in existence, other info and sources, etc): dteator@gmail.com In addition, please make suggestions that would improve quality and usefulness. 

Thank you and credit:
Edna Adams's articles and notes
Durham Center Museum
dozens of community members who have contributed information
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The following brochures documented some of the area resorts:
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c1937: Greenville in the Catskill Mountains – “Where Nature Reigns Supreme”
32 page, 5.5”x8.5” pages; full, half, quarter, or eighth page ads (a very similar book with 24 pages is extant; almost all ads are in the 32 page booklet except for 4 business ads; considered almost same time – cannot tell if different dates)

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c1945: Greenville – Greene County, N.Y.; Chamber of Commerce; 8 pages
(actually somewhere between 1944-1948)
address, telephone, # guests, weekly rates, recreation facilities

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1960: Greenville in the Land of Rip Van Winkle: Greene County, NY; a single folded page of 18” x 18”; address, short summary, telephone, # of guests, weekly rates
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1965: 1965 Listings of Accommodations and Services Recommended by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce; a single folded sheet of 9”x15”; address, short summary
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1974: 1974 Directory of the Greater Greenville Area; folded, seven sheets, 4”x8.5”; listing, address, short summary (no #guests, no prices)
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1989-1990: “Greenville on the Move” – Directory of the Greater Greenville Area; folded, six sheets, 4”x8.5”; eighth-page ads

A list of boarding houses in Greenville, NY -- a work in progress (pictures and documents needed) (also, see bottom of page)
(the number in front of information is the brochure the info comes from)

A-Bar-A Dude Ranch
corner of 81 & Maple Ave

45: Nick & Fran Wells, Greenville, 35 guests
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60: (A-Bar-A Ranch); Nick Wells, 35, $45-75; Guest ranch, Main house and bungalows with semi-private showers. Horseback riding and expert instruction on gentle horses. Swimming pool, dancing, bar, hayrides and all activities, Children welcome
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74: Greenville; Dude Ranch – Main House and Bungalows – Horseback Riding and Expert Instruction on gentle horses. Swimming pool, Dancing, Bar.

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Alberta Lodge
Alberta Ln

60: Isabelle and John Singer, Freehold 3, 98 guests, $46-62; Modern deluxe accommodations with private showers, filtered swimming pool, all sports, large casino, cocktail bar, movies and dance orchestra twice weekly, free dance instructions. Golf – all Churches located nearby. Special June and Sept. rates
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74: Freehold; Swimming Pool, Air Conditioned Dining Room, Cocktail Lounge, Large Putting Green, Shuffleboard, Dancing Four Nights Weekly, Private Baths Available
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89: Alberta Lodge & Windmill Inn; 52 rooms on 62 acres – golfing, tennis, pool, all sports. Two cocktail lounges, entertainment nightly, live bands. Dining, dancing, individual & group accommodations with or without meals. Open all year – vacationers, over-nighters, hunters & skiers welcome. Catering for all occasions.*
*(1990- 52 rooms, 62 acres, cocktail lounge, golf, tennis, nightly entertainment)

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Balsam Shade
Rt 32, Greenville

37: B. E. Griffin, $14 up; All modern improvements. Home cooking. Tennis, shuffleboard, bathing nearby. Horse back riding. Hand ball court. pg 9
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45:
B. E. Griffin, 75 guests
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60: B. E. Griffin, Greenville 9, 140 guests, $42-66; New Ranch Type Annex, rooms with private baths and shower. Heat, large lobby. Filtered swimming pool, casino, movies and dances, tennis, softball, shuffleboard. Golf nearby. Free transportation to church. May 25 – Oct 5.

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Basic Villa Farm
Red Mill Rd

37: Helen Ditges, Freehold; A friendly and cozy homestead. An ideal place to spend your vacation, beautiful view of the Catskills, good home cooking, comfortable beds, convenient to churches, amusements nearby, modern improvements. “We have pleased others, we know we can please you: pg 14

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Baumann’s Brookside / Brookside
Red Mill Road, West Greenville

37: Brookside, C. Baumann, Greenville, $15; in the Catskill, a homey, comfortable place. large lawn, shade trees, home cooking, modern improvements, water in all rooms, tennis, shuffleboard, etc. all church, near dance hall. pg 27
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45: Russell J. Baumann, 100 guests
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60: Russell J. Baumann, Greenville 9, 100 guests, $37-62; All rooms hot and cold running water, also rooms with private baths. Filtered swimming pool, casino, round and square dancing, movies, television, all sports. American cooking, home baking, air-conditioned dining room. Near all churches and golf course.
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65: Russell Baumann,
Greenville 9, 124 guests, $45-80; New pool, motel, rooms with private bath and heat, or rooms with hot and cold running water. Heated filtered private swimming pool, recreation hall, movies, round and square dances. Our meals are our reputation. Air-conditioned dining room. May 21, 1965 thru Sept. 19, 1965. Children welcome, rates same as adults.
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89: (telephone listed)

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Bear’s Farm House
Medusa Rd

37: Mrs. Floyd E Bear, Norton Hill, $12-14; In the foothills of the Catskills. Bear’s Farm House is located one mile from the village of Norton Hill, at an elevation of 1,500 feet. It has large shady lawns and commands a beautiful view of the Catskills. The rooms are clean, airy and comfortably furnished , and located in bungalows apart from the main house. Ideally planned for convenience of families. Electricity throughout house and bungalows. We are near amusements, bathing and all churches. TABLE: We give special attention to our table, which is supplied with an abundance of fresh milk from our own herd, fresh eggs and vegetables from our own Farm. All home cooking. We extend a cordial welcome to our guests of former years, and hope to make many new friends. pg 28

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Bears Farm
Plattekill Rd (one quarter mile west of Fox Hill Rd),

45: Burdette C. Bear, 30 guests

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Belvedere Park (campground)
King Hill Earlton Rd

74: Campsites for all types of recreational vehicles and tents. Swimming pools, Tennis, Horseback Riding – bus service provided to and from resorts for group horseback riding.

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Better Days / Soltys Inn
Rt 32

37: Soltys Inn, Greenville-Cairo Rd. Beer – Ale – Sandwiches – Lunches. pg 21
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45: Better Day (restaurant, bar & grill); Paul Biskupich, wines & liquor, meals
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60: Better Days, Paul E. Biskupich, 35 guests; Ideal family resort. Homey atmosphere with good home cooked meals. Modern rooms with all conveniences. New filtered swimming pool, shuffleboard and other lawn games. Bar and Grill on premises. Churches nearby.

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Beverly Farm,
Carter Bridge Rd (half way between Shipley Rd & 67),

1945: Frank & Antoinette Brusini, Freehold, 30 guests
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1960: Frank Brusini, Freehold 9, 45 guests, $45-55; Restful, charming place. Comfortable accommodations for about 45 guests. Cabins with private bath and shower. Filtered swimming pool and other simple recreations. Italian-American cuisine. Memorial Day – Labor Day.

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Birch Hollow Farm
Greenville, Rt 32 south

1945: Albert Vagt, 50 guests

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Blue Bird Farm,
CR 351 (about one mile east of Medusa, (R’ville Realty)

1945: M. Sikule, 30 guests

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Breeze Lawn
Freehold, Rt 67, near Big Woods Rd
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Breezy Knoll Acres
Rt. 81 (one half mile west of Red Mill Rd),

37: Jesse’s Breezy Knoll, Mrs. M. D. Jesse, Greenville, $16 (walking distance to new Catholic Church); Freedom of Great Out-of-doors (with photo of swimming pool). Best of food. Fresh farm and dairy products from our own farm. Modern improvements. Baths. Showers. Large swimming pool. Tennis courts. Recreation hall. Dance hall with dancing every evening. Music by our own orchestra. All free to our guests. We have a social director who arranges all the social and sporting activities. Walking distance to new Catholic Church. Saddle horse available. pg 25
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45: Breezy Knoll Acres, Al. Kozich, 75 guests
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60: Breezy Knoll Acres, (no name), Greenville 9, 125 guests, $43 and up; Deluxe Motel accommodations. Fine food. Bath and showers. Filtered swimming pool. Tennis, baseball, recreation hall, movies, dances, cocktail lounge. Everything on premises. Special spring and fall rates.
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65: Al Kozich,
Greenville 9, 124 guests, $58 and up; Motel, private bath and other. Swimming pool, Cocktail Lounge, Recreation Hall, dancing with orchestra. All sports on premises. Planned recreational program. Good American Family Style Meals. May 28, 1965 thru Oct. 3, 1965. Children 3 years and over welcome, rates upon request.
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74: Deluxe Motel and Private Bath accommodations, Recreation Hall, Movies, Dancing, Planned Activities, Excellent meals, Swimming Pool, Tennis, Cocktail Lounge.

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Brookside Dairy Farm
south end of flats, Freehold

37: Harry Levers, Freehold; A home to spend a restful vacation, all modern improvements, Table abundantly supplied with producats from our own farm. Home Cooking. Write for booklet. pg 12

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Burrless Chestnut Cottage
Started about 1920, went until early 1950’s (Bennett)
Rt 67 (one half mile east of Freehold center)

1945: Mrs. Carrie Garrison, 25 guests

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Butterfly Farm
CR 67

60: Max and Anna Richter, East Durham 9, 20 guests, $38-58; Airy rooms, some with semi-private bath. Magnificent mountain view, continental atmosphere, German-American cooking, mountain stream swimming, pine groves, lawn sports, recreation hall. Butterfly museum (booklet).

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Butts' Shady Lawn
south end of flats, Freehold

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Carelas Farm, Carelas Lake Hotel, Worldtop Acres
Rt 32 (one mile south of Greenville’s corners),

1945: Peter Carelas, Carelas Farm, 75 guests
Bar was built in 1938 (T. Vaughn)
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60: Andrews & Youngs, Carelas Lake Hotel, Greenville 1, 175 guests, $36-42; Ideal resort—500 acres, scenic lake, casino, orchestra dancing nightly; planned activities, concrete filtered swimming pool. Tennis, shuffleboard, baseball diamond, boating. Golf course nearby. 1 mile to village and churches.
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65: Betty and Bob Youngs,
Greenville 9, 175 and up guests, $45-55, $68 with private bath; Bungalows, main building and rooms with private baths. Boating on private 30 acre lake. Large filtered swimming pool. Ping-pong, shuffleboard, horseshoes, baseball, volley ball, basketball, Free planned activities daily and nightly. Large cocktail lunge and restaurant. Three excellent home cooked meals daily. Orchestra for dancing. Church 1 mile and golf course 2 miles May 31, 1965 thru Oct 12, 1965. Children over 3 welcome.

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Cherry Hill
SR 32, Freehold

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Cherry Hill Farm,
 Norton Hill, ½ mi to village, North Rd

37: Carrie Matthews, Greenville, 35 guests, $14; Cherry Hill Farm is situated in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. House newly renovated and decorated. Elevation 2,000 feet, 16 miles from Coxsackie and a most delightful ride in an auto to the village of Norton Hill. About one-half of a mile to the village. All kinds of amusements for the young folks. Large, ariy rooms. Lighted by electricy, Bath, hot and cold water. Protestant and Catholic Churches in Village. Best of Eats. Beds Spotlessly Clean. Horseback Riding. Tennis Courts. Soft Ball. pg 13

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Colonial Manor,
CR 405 (one half mile west of 32),

45: Mrs. M. Simpson, 100 guests

60: Charles Simpson, Greenville 4, 125 guests, $48-65; Filtered swimming pool, rooms with private bath, tennis, shuffleboard, movies, dancing, softball, recreation hall, home cooking, social director for day and night activities, television, Booklet on request.

74: Heated Swimming Pool, Rooms with Private Bath, Tennis, Shuffleboard, Movies, Dancing, Recreation Hall, Home Cooking, Television.

89: Kurt & Irene Kent: (phone number listed)   

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Creekside Lodge,
Red Mill Rd (100 yards north of Rt. 67),

45: A. Rudolph, 40 guests

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Crystall Falls
Freehold, Rt 67, 1/4 west of O'Hara Rd
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Diana Farm
corner of 405 & Sunset

60: Peter and Margarette Andresen, Greenville, 30 guests, $35, Children $20; Swimming pool, shuffleboard, recreation hall. Lake for fish and boating

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Edgewood
Freehold, corner of Red Mill & CR 67
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Edmonds Farm
Greenville

37: (no name), $12. Rooms up to date. Bath. Wholesome Food. Milk from Accredited Cows. Own Farm Poultry. Vegetables. Home Cooking. Comfort assured Guests. Free Transportation to all churches. pg 15

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Edmar, The,  (tourist house)
Rt. 32 (on county line, east side)

45: Edwin B. Brown, $2 per day

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Elliot Farm House
Old Plank Rd, Johnnycake Ln intersection

37: T. M. Elliott, Greenville; Open all year. Is located on a farm of 200 acres, between the villages of Greenville and Norton Hill, both within walking distance. It is a nice country home with a large lawn, plenty of shade trees, and large, high, airy room. Electric light and bath. We give special attention to our table which is supplied with plenty of milk from an accredited tuberculin tested herd; also fruit, vegetables and such other products raised on the farm. Saddle horse for hire, dancing, movies, and bathing within walking distance; also hunting and fishing in season. Auto livery where guests can hire cars at reasonable rates. Protestant and Catholic Churches. pg 30

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Elysian Manor Farm
?? Greenville (site not known)

37: Mrs. Anna Ague, Greenville, $12; Quiet and homelike. Home cooking. Plenty of Shade. Pure Water. Near Village. All Churches. Amusement hall near. Daily Mail. Ideal for Elderly People, and families. Auto meet guests at train or boat on notice. Write for further information. pg 22

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Erlowest (tourist house)
corner of 405 and CR 1

37: Mrs. E. R. Palmer; All modern steam heated rooms. Home Cooking. Reasonable rates. Situated on Route No. 32. pg 16
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45: Mrs. Ruth Palmer

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Far View Farm
Maple Avenue, West Greenville

37: Mrs. Adeline Augustine, Greenville; 20 guests; A pleasant Homestead, quiet and home-like. Located in a pleasant and sightly section of the Catskill Mountains, having a fine view of all surrounding country. Large airy rooms with wardrobes in each room. Electric lights. Table is supplied with plenty of fresh milk, eggs, vegetables, fruit and poultry from farm of 75 acres. Gentile management. Large, shady lawn. Surrounded by maple trees. Bathing near. Mail delivery daily. A large Dance Hall and Movies near. Transportation to and from Catholic Church. Rates on application. Easily reached by all methods of transportation. All boats and trains met on notice. pg 29

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Evergreen Croft House (also Lake Evergreen)
CR67 Ό mile east of Freehold

60: John & Gunda Schmelz, Freehold 9, 55 guests, $42-50; Modern family resort. Near village and lake. Large rooms with hot and cold water. Bungalows with private bath. The finest German-American meals. Sports, television, swimming, recreation hall. Free booklet on request.

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Freehold House
corner of 32 & 67,

45: Mrs. Jennie Parks, 60 guests

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Freehold Mills Farm,
just off Rt 32 (200 yards north of Freehold center),

45: E. Ondreata, 45 guests
60: Emil Ondreata, Mgr., Freehold 9, 65 guests, $43-60; Family resort, tasty meals, cottages, rooms, private baths, new filtered pool, trout stream, shuffleboard and other sports. Dancing, movies, masquerade, etc., all on premises. Horses available. Bowling, golf course, churches nearby.

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Frixel’s Blue Ribbon Casino
(Rt 32, 2½ north of G’ville)

37: Wines, liquor, beer & ale. Picnic Grove, basket parties welcome. “Pleasing you, means success to us” Two and one-half miles north of Greenville.

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Green Lawn Farm,
Big Woods Rd, Freehold (three quarters mile north of 67),

45: Mrs. Nellie B. Carlson, 25 guests

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Green Meadow Farm,
Weed Road (one third mile west of Big Woods Rd)

45: Mrs. Elizabeth Henkel, 25 guests

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Greenville Arms
xxx Rt 32 (South Street), Greenville

60: Ruth T. Stevens, Greenville 9, $2.50 per person and up; Room—overnight  or by week, many with private bath or shower; heated. Breakfast and dinner when desired. Near golf course, riding academy, churches, movies, stores. Television, shuffleboard. Open all year.
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65: Mrs. Pierce Stevens,
Greenville 9, 45 guests, $35-70 includes two meals; Open all year. Rooms overnight or by week, with private bath or running water, heated. Breakfast and dinner. Filtered swimming pool, shuffleboard, lawn games. Near golf course, summer theater, movies, riding academy, stores and church. Children welcome, special rate - $20-40
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74: Rooms – Overnight or by Week – Most with Private Bath or Shower – Breakfast and Dinner when desired – Swimming Pool – Near Golf Course, Riding
Academy, Churches, Stores, Television, Shuffleboard. Open All year.

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Happy Days Ranch
Rt 32 by Plattekill

39: Joe Haut’s Happy Days Bavarian Garden, All domestic and imported bonded wines and liquors, Frigidair cooled beers, up to date orchestra, original Bavarian dancers, dining, dancing, floor show, and added features every night, other high class entertainers, up-to-the minute service, the first original Bavarian Beer Garden in the Catskills. pg 5

65: Happy Days Ranch, Betty Morgan, Greenville 9, 24 guests, rates on request; Small intimate DUDE RANCH. Delicious home cooked meals. 35 of our own horses, beautiful mountain trails, filtered swimming pool, all lawn games and recreation hall. Children welcome.

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High Land Farm,
Hiland Rd (one quarter mile from 81),

45: Mr. & Mrs. Julian Meyer, 25

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Highland View
Freehold
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Hillside Cottage
Freehold, Red Mill Rd; 1/4 mile north of Rt 67
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Holiday Lodge
Gayhead 9 (location not known)

60: Mr. & Mrs Smith, Gayhead 9, 75-80 guests, $45-50; Good home cooking, modern rooms, filtered swimming pool, sports, family atmosphere, cocktail lounge, near churches.

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Hilltop Cottage 
Greenville, Rt 81, next to HS driveway
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Homestead Bed & Breakfast
Red Mill Road, West Greenville
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Horton Farm House, Horton House
corner of 81 and Hiland Rd,

37: (Horton Farm House), Mrs. John J. Sullivan, $12-16; 18th annual season, Horton Farm is one of the historical houses of this vicinity. Serve the best of meals, plenty milk, etc., Sports, Dancing, (Bathing nearby,) Large sand beach for swimming, where guests pool together and go for a good time. Shower, Bath, Hot and Cold running water, Picturesque view, Largest Piazza in this section, size 100x16 feet. Parties and entertainment. Booklet on request. pg 15
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45: (Horton Farm House) Mrs. J.J. Sullivan, 75 guests
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60: (Horton House) Mrs. John J. Sullivan, Greenville 9, 50 guests, $30 and up; Near amusements, churches. Modern rooms, fine food, private baths. Sports, shuffleboard. Golf course within a short distance. Open all year ‘round.

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House on the Hill
Jennings Rd, Greenville
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Hulick’s Dairy Farm
Ό mi off Rt 81 between Greenville and Norton Hill

37: Beautifully situated Ό mile off route 81, near Greenville Village, within walking distance of Norton Hill Village. Located in a pleasant and sightly section of Catskill Mountains, having fine view of all surrounding country. Bath, light, airy rooms. Very high elevation. Large, shady lawn. Electric lights. Table is supplied with plenty of fresh Grade A milk from accredited herd; eggs vegetable, fruit and poultry from farm. Good home cooking. All amusements near. Good pure drinking water. Mail delivered daily. Hunting, bathing, horse-back ride nearby. Radio. Dance hall near. Rates on application. Transient $2.00 per day. Children according to age. Gentiles. pg 22

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Hunt Dairy Farm
Old Plank Rd, near New Ridge Rd intersection

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Hunt Homestead
Sunset Rd (one third mile west of CR 50),

45: Mrs. Ray Hunt, 20 guests

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Ingalside Farm
Ingalside Rd

37: Warren T. Ingalls, Prop; In the Catskill Mountains. One mile from Greenville. All modern improvements. Bath rooms and showers. Water in all room. Farm100 acres. Own Tuberculin tested herd. Airport. Recreation and amusement. Swimming pool. Tennis courts. Shuffle Board. Hand ball court. Baseball diamond. All of these are free to guests. Saddle horse can be hired. All churches are within walking distance. All guests are met free, and on notice of arrive are brought direct to the farm. p.2
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45: Warren T Ingalls, 125
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60: Gerald T. Ingalls, Greenville 9, 140 guests, $36-60; Filtered swimming pool, tennis, handball, shuffleboard, softball, movies, dances, casino. All rooms, hot and cold running water, some with private bath. Near all churches and golf course.
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74: Swimming Pool, Tennis, Handball, Shuffleboard, Movies, Dance, Casino, Private Baths, near all church and Golf course.
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89: (phone number, graphic)

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Jesse’s Elm Shade (also Elm Shade Farm)
Rt 32 (opposite junction with Irving Rd),

37: Elm Shade Farm, J. W. Lowe, Greenville; A pleasant Homestead situate on concrete highway, Route 32. 26 miles from Albany. 200 ft. off highway with large shady lawn and airy rooms. Elevation 1600 ft. Remodeled with modern improvements including showers, beds equipped with Simmons Mattresses. Our farm of 120 acres, supplies table with poultry eggs, vegetables, milk and dairy products from T.B. tested cows, home cooking and baking. Ten minutes walk to all churches, Post Office, stores, and amusements halls. Tennis shuffle board croquet, horse shoe pitching. basketball, baseball and dart ball, saddle horse to rent. Hay ride to picnic parties. Any other information gladly furnished. Write for rates and descriptive booklet. Auto livery, connect with house. All parties met on notice. pg 27
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45: Jesse’s Elm Shade, Warren Jesse, 50
guests
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60: Jesse’s Elm Shade, Warren Jesse, Greenville 9, 80 guests, $42-45; Swimming pool, movies, dancing, ping-pong, shuffleboard, lake, all on premises for us of our guests only.

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John's Farm
South Westerlo, Route 403, quarter-mile from intersection with 405
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Keohane House
Oak Hill,
Lee Road, 1st house right side

Katherine Keohane, R.N.

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Kilcar
Rt 81

65: Michael J. Carr, Norton Hill 11, 70 guests, $7-10 daily; Offering vacation activities all year round. Excellent skiing most of the winter just minutes away. Swimming pool. Two meals at your convenience. Excellent Accommodations. Bar & Lounge.
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74: Kilcar Hotel – 4 Season: Banquets – Restaurant - Lodge

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Limelight
Gayhead, on northwest four-corner
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Locust Hill Farm (Haight's)
Rt. 26
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Locust Manor Farm,
Rt. 26 (opposite junction with Highland Rd),

45: S. Svenningsen, 20 guests

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Locust Shade Farm
Medusa Rd, by bump

37: Mrs. E. G. Morrison, Norton Hill, $12-14; Again open for the season. Beautifully situated. Ideal for a quiet acation. Excellent table. Modern improvements. Adults accommodated.

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Maple Rest -- see Green Meadow Farm
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Maple Shade Farm
Norton Hill (Oak Hill ph #) (location not known)

60: Ernest & Elizabeth Dienst, Norton Hill, 10 guests, $40 (children $25)

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Maplehurst Farm
Rt 67 (one half mile east of CR 41),

45: Mr. & Mrs. L. Betke, 25 guests

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Maplewood Farm, Maplewood on the Lake
Rt. 26 (opposite junction with Newry Rd),

45: Maplewood Farm, Jack Welter, 85 guests
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60: Jack Welter,
Greenville 9, 100 guest, $45-69; Modern resort with finest recreational facilities. Deluxe rooms with private baths. Social Director. Filtered pool, large private lake, boating, fishing, all sports. Golf course within walking distance. Colored brochure on request.
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65: John H. Welter,
Greenville 9, 98 guests, $52-80; Modern deluxe motels with private baths or main house accommodations. Large private lake.  Water skiing and instructions.  Filtered swimming pool.  All sports.  Casino and snack bar.  Planned entertainment, dancing, movies.  Golf course 5 minutes walk.  delicious meals.  Free color folder.  May 28, 1965 through Oct. 1965 *Low June Sept. & Oct. rates.  Children welcome.

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McNaughton Farms
Greenville (North Rd, Norton Hill)

45: John McNaughton, 100 guests
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60: McNaughton & Flinn,
Greenville 9, 124 guests, $42 and up; Filtered swimming pool, tennis, shuffleboard, softball, movies, archery, ping-pong, handball, cocktail lounge, orchestra, weenie roast. “BRING YOUR APPETITE”.
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65: McNaughton & Flynn,
Greenville 1, 124 guests, $48 and up, $9 daily and up; New Deluxe heated Motel, carpet, bath, TV optional.  Filtered pool, shuffleboard, softball, movies, archery, ping-pong, handball, Cocktail Lounge, orchestra, weenie roast.  Modern rooms.  Bring your appetite.  May 28 through Sept.  Special rates June & Sept.  Children 5 and over welcome.

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Meadow Dale Farm
Old Plank Rd (just east of town line),

45: Mrs. Lillian Joy, 25 guests
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37: Mrs. S. W. Joy, Prop.,
Greenville, 25 guests; A Christian Homestead, quiet and home-like, is open for summer guests from June 1st to Nov. 1st. An ideal place for a restful vacation, in a pleasant section of the Catskill Mountains. State Road from New York City to farm. Radio and Piano, Elevation 1800 feet. Tel. 23-F-22. Table is supplied with plenty of fresh milk, eggs, vegetables, fruit and poultry from the farm. Good home cooking and baking. Electric lights throughout the house and annex. Bathing and fishing near. Convenient to Churches and Post Office. A Daily Mail. No consumptives. Good pure drinking water. Adults preferred. Gentiles. Situated three miles west from Greenville and one mile from Norton Hill village. Neat and comfortable, light, airy rooms. From the Farm a clear view to the Catskill Range can be had including Round Top and High Peak. pg 10

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Mirror View Farm
Rt 81, a half mile west of Old Plank Rd
Jerry & Ada Rundell: dates to be determined
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Mountain Breeze Farm
Surprise, West Rd

39: Addie Baker, Prop.; Located near Greenville. Home cooking. Home grown vegetables. Tennis court. All churches. Write for additional information. pg 4

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Mountain Breeze Hotel
67e Freehold

37: Henry Mangold; Located in village of Freehold. Dining and Dancing. Wines, liquor and Beer. pg 31

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Mt View
Freehold, Rt 67, 1/8 mile west of Big Woods Rd
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Overlook Lodge,  (also listed as tourist house)
Rt 32 (one half mile south of Greenville corners),

45: Claude D. Bush, 20 guests

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Park House
next to pond, bank site

37: Mrs. Elsie Roe, Greenville, $12; in Greenville Village. Large airy rooms. Home cooking. All churches five minutes walk. All amusements near. Bus line passes the house. Large lawn and porches. pg 18

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Petrillo's Hunting Lodge
O'Hara Road, Freehold
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Pine Bush Farm
Old Plank Rd, Norton Hill

37: Mrs. Catherine I. Baron, Prop., $12; All modern improvements. Electricity. Bath. Large, airy room. Bathing nearby. All church, Booklet on request. pg 4

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Pine Crest Farm
Carter Bridge Rd

37: Rene Stern, Freehold; Home Cooking, Bathing, Tennis, Dance Hall, Bowling Alleys. Bath Room with hot and cold water, sowers, electric lights. Booklet by request. Catskill Mountains. pg 23
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45: Rene & PierretteStern, 100
guests
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60: Rene and Pierrette Stern, Freehold 9, 90 guests, $42 and up; Large filtered swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, all sports, volley ball, shuffleboard, movies dancing. Modern rooms, main house, and cabin rooms, 20 with private baths. Our meals our reputation. Churches and golf nearby. Special June and Sept. rates.
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65: The Thre B Pine Crest Farm Corp., Freehold 8, E. Boeshore, E. & H. Bubendey, 120 guests, $50-75, children $35; Deluxe accommodation motel. Cabins all with private baths. Large swimming pool, tennis court, shuffleboard, movies, dancing, Cocktail Lounge, bar. Excellent meals served family style. May, 1965 thru Oct. 15, 1965. Children welcome.

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Pine Hill Cottage
North road out of NH, before Lamb’s corner

37: Lena Bishop, Greenville; All Churches, Amusement, Home Cooking, Excellent Beds, Screened Porch, Modern Improvements. Taxi service. Booklet. pg 20

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Pine Lake Manor (also Willow Rest Farm) 
Rt 26

37: Willow Rest Farm, N. Schirmer, Greenville, $14.50 up; In a picturesque setting, surrounded by maple and willow trees. Large lawns, Sanitary plumbings, Private lake on our grounds for swimming, and Boating, Tennis court, Bowling alley, Dancing. Table of abundance from our own farm. Gentiles. Booklet. pg 14
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45: Willow Rest Farm, N. Schirmer 60, 120
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Pine Lake Manor, Reinhold Schermer, Greenville 5, 90 guests, $40-61; Private lake, swimming, boating, fishing, tennis, shuffleboard, softball field, recreation hall, dancing, movies, planned activities and entertainment. Snack bar. Cabins and room with bath. 9 hole golf course five minutes walk. Free color folder.
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89: (phone number only)

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Pine Springs House & Cottages,
corner of 67 and 41, Freehold

37: Pine Springs Farm, William & Roger Cravata; We are glad to announce to our many friends the addition of a large and beautiful CASINO. Without any increase in price you get the following added attractions: large and Airy Dining Room. A new modern equipped Kitchen. An Orchestra from New York City will give you music. A Bar, -- Beer on the Draught, a new Recreation Room free to our guests, containing pool tables, ping pong, checker and chess tables and many other games for your amusement and pastime. A friendly sociable spirit always prevails at Pine Springs Farm and a hearty welcome awaits you, whether your stay is for only a week or for the entire season.
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45: Pine Springs House & Cottages; Cravata Bros., 115 guests
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60: Pine Springs Vacation Resort, Mike Garzilli, 160 guests, $48 and up; Finest Italian-American Cuisine. Modern accommodations, all rooms newly furnished, private baths, wall-to-wall carpeting. Entertainment and dancing nitely. Swimming, all sports, cocktail parties, Social Director and Counselors, free weenie roasts, movies, dance lessons. Teenage Rock & Roll Room.

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Pleasant Valley Farm,
Shultes Rd (end), South Westerlo

37: Pierre Cruchon, South Westerlo, 35 guests, $14 up. Weekend’s $2.50; Pleasantly situated one half mile from South Westerlo village. Altitude 2,000. Cool, bracing atmosphere, No malaria, Rooms high and dry, neat and clean. Finest of shade. There are seven bungalows connected with the house. Bath room, hot and cold running water, electric lights. Shower bath. Laundry room for guest. Special attention paid to table. Fresh milk, butter, eggs, fruit and vegetables from farm and garden. Horse back ride, bathing, fishing, dancing, tennis, easy access to all churches, and amusements. Amusement hall on premises. Daily mail. Pool table. Two bowling alleys. Gentiles. For further information write of phone Greenville 17. pg 24
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45: Mr. & Mrs. Frank Shultes, 80 guests

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Pleasant View Lodge
CR 67, Freehold

60: Eugene Schmollinger, Freehold 11, 170 guests, $45-75; Year ‘round resort. Cottages, rooms with bath for honeymooners or vacationists, filtered pool, private lake. Own riding stable, softball field, planned activities, cocktail lounge, orchestra. Informal atmosphere. Excellent meals.
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74: Pleasant View Lodge & Golf Course, Freehold; Year ‘Round Resort Cottages, Rooms with
Bath for Honeymooners or Vacationists. Indoor and Outdoor Pool – All Sports – 9-hole Golf Course. Planned Activities – Catering Weddings – Banquets.

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Pop’s Wishing Well,
Greenville (tentatively, 1 mile east on Rt 81, west side, end of straightaway

45: Wm. F. Tiedeman, 25 guests

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Raffo Villa (also Nilsson House, Oakwood)
Rt 32 (one mile north of Freehold corners),

39: Mrs. Peter L. Raffo; the oldest Italian American house in the Catskills; short distance from Greenville, highly elevated with wonderful view of the Catskill Mountains and Valley. Excellent meals and plenty of fresh milk. Modern improvements, running hot and cold water in rooms. Shower. Amusements. pg 7
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45: Peter L. Raffo, 125 guests guests

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Rainbow Lodge (& Country Club) (also Birman’s Farm)
Rt 26

37: Birman’s Farm (no name listed), $15 up; Modern throughout. Baths and showers. Electric light. Table supplied from own farm – such as milk, eggs, poultry, vegetable and fruit. Coil springs in all beds. Large sanitary swimming pool, 75 x 30 (state approved) with showers attached. Double tennis court, croquet, baseball, shuffle board, dancing. Riding nearby. Telephone and telegraph service in house. pg 31
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45: Rainbow Lodge, O. K. Birmann & Son, 125 guests
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60: Rainbow Lodge & Country Club, Walter J. Birmann, 100 guests, $55 and up with golf; 9 hole golf course on premises, filtered swimming pool, tennis, fishing, boating, planned activities, hot and cold water in all rooms, dancing to orchestra, airport, German-American cooking, bar and grill.
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65: Walter J. Birmann,
Greenville 9, rates on request; New Motel, Main House and Annex. Private baths or running water in all rooms. Nine hole – 3040 yard part 36 golf course, clubhouse, new pool, airport, bar, cocktail lounge, canoeing, boating, fishing. Open all winter – skiers welcome – winter sports. German-American home cooking.
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89: Rainbow Golf Club: Walt Birmann: Resort Motel, Pool –
Lake – Tennis – Bar – Outings – Clambakes – Weddings – Banquets – Catering – Private Meeting Room: Championship Golf Course

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Ravine Farm
CR67, East Durham

37: Gus Schneider, East Durham; Bathing, Tennis, Fishing, Running Water, Electric Lights, Home Cooking, Own Farm Products. Booklet by request. pg 29
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60: Gustav Schneider, East Durham 9, 49 guests, $38; Swimming, shuffleboard, bocci and other lawn sports. Good home cooking and baking, recreation hall, dancing and entertainment. Family resort.

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Red Maple Farm,
Freehold (site not known)

45: Mr. & Mrs. Moeschler, 40 guests

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Roadside Cottage
Rt 32 south, Freehold (one-quarter mile south of four corners)
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Rose Terrace
South Westerlo (site not known)

37: Mrs. Bertie Spalding, South Westerlo (in village); Amusements. Greenville Amusement Hall nearby. Radio. Churches. Pleasant walks and Drives. Post office within a 100 yds. Elevation 1,200 feet. Saddle horses. Fresh vegetables, Milk, Fresh Eggs, Excellent water. Gentile Clientele. Located in the village of South Westerlo, 25 miles from Albany, within a few minutes drive into the Catskill Mountains; 146 miles from New York City. A healthy, popular summer resort. In the village and near the open country. Garage accommodations. pg 28

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Salvesen Farm,
CR 41, Greenville Center (one quarter mile north of West Rd),

45: Gudrun Salvesen

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Sanford Farm
corner of 32 and Hill Street (south side)

45: Mrs. E.M. Evans, 25 guests
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37: Mrs. E. M. Evans, Prop.,
Greenville, 25 guests, $11; A pleasant homestead, quiet and home-like. Open for guests all year. Located in a pleasant and sightly section of the Catskill Mountains. Fine view of mountains; elevation 2,000 ft. Table is supplied with plenty of fresh mil, eggs, vegetables, fruit and poultry from our farm. Home cooking. Near all churches. New Catholic church. Pure drinking water. Gentiles. pg 10

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Al Sharkey’s
Rt 81, Earlton (site not known)

60: Al Sharkey, 30 guest, $45; All outside rooms semi-private baths and showers. Fishing, lake swimming on premises. Congenial atmosphere. The finest food for the nicest people. Bar & Grill.

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Shepard Farm, The
corner of 32 and 405,

45: A.D. Shepard, 130 guests
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60: Mrs. Gladys Shepard,
Greenville 9, 185 guests, (no rates); Large filtered swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, all sports, volley ball, shuffleboard, movies and dances. Recreation hall. Modern rooms, hot and cold running water some with private bath. Near all churches and golf course.
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89: Eleanor & Ernie Moak (graphic)

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Smith Blossom
Rt 32, Freehold (two hundred yards north of four corners

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Spohler’s Elm Grove (also  Fursatz Elm Grove House)
Red Mill Road, near East Red Mill Rd intersection)

45: Anton Fursatz, 75 guests
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60: Anna and Fred G. Spohler, Greenville 9, 65 guests, $40 and up weekly, $7 and up daily; Filtered swimming pool, shuffleboards, lawn sports, Recreation hall, movies and dances, Hot and cold water in all rooms. Shower. German-American cooking. Home baking. Saddle horses, bowling, golf course, all places of worship nearby.
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89: Higher Ground Christian Center: Patrick R. & Jean Altizio (address listed, scripture)

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Stanton-Brown Farm
corner of Old Plank and Carter Bridge Rds

45: Mrs. Cora Brown, 25 guests

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Sunny Hill Farm
Sunny Hill Rd

45: Arnold Nicholsen, Mgr., 125 guests
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60: Arnold Nicholsen, Greenville 9, 190 guests, $37-55; Large, filtered, all-concrete pool, shuffleboards, tennis court, ball field, 12-acre private lake with fine fishing, boating, recreation hall, snack bar, free Broadway movies and planned entertainment. Rooms with private bath.
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74: Sunny Hill Farm & Golf Course: Large All-Concrete Pool, Shuffleboard, Tennis Courts, 12-Acre Private
Lake with Fine Fishing, 9-Hole Golf Course, Movies, Dancing, Planned Entertainment.

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Sunny Slope Farm
Greenville RD1 (site not known)

45: Mr. & Mrs. Howard Rugg, 25 guests

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Tall Tree Manor Summer Resort
North Road? (site not known)

65: Jack & Laura Giovanniello, 24 guests, $50-65; Motel accommodations – rooms with or without private baths. American home cooking served family style. 3 meals daily. Many types of recreations available. Pool to refresh your day. Riding Academy, golf course, playhouse with B’way shows near by. Our motto “Strangers are only friends we haven’t met.” May 29, 1965 thru Sept.

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Twelve Maples Farm
Rt. 26 (200 yards east Newry Rd, south side)

39: Mr. and Mrs. Omer Zeh, $12; Sanitary plumbing. Hot and cold running water. Home cooking. Table Supplied from farm. All churches. Amusement Hall near. Gentile Management. Booklet upon request. pg 6
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45: Mr. & Mrs. Omer Zeh, 40 guests

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Villa Lucia
Sunny Hill Rd, 1/2 mile from Rt 32
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Wheel-In (Resort)
(Rt 32n one mile north of 405, on sharp bend)

45: Louis C. Young, 60 guests
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60: Florence E. Young, Greenville 9, 80 guests, rates on request; Modern rooms, hot and cold running water. Private bath accommodations. Filtered swimming pool, sports, shuffleboard, lake, boating, motion pictures and dances. All churches and golf course nearby. Excellent home cooked meals.
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65: Wheel In Resort, Fran & Harry Winne, Greenville 9, 100 guests, rates on request; New Deluxe Motel accommodations, private bath, heated. All sports, planned activities, filtered pool with slide. Air conditioned dining hall.
Lake, fishing and boating, American cooking. Children welcome. May 31, 1965 thru Sep. 19, 1965.

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Willow Brook Farm,
Willowbrook Rd (one hundred yards north of junction with Willowbrook Dr),

45: Mrs. Edwin Parks, 40 guests
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60: Mr. & Mrs. John Parks, Surprise 9, 30 guests, $35; Modern, small resort with friendly homelike atmosphere. Natural swimming pool, shuffleboard and stocked
lake for fishing. Near all churches, dances, movies and golf. Home cooking

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Willow Rest (see Pine Lake Manor)
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Woodland Cottage
Freehold, Red Mill Rd, 1/4 mile north of Rt 67
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Worldtop Acres (see Carelas)

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Zany “J” Ranch
Box 130, RFD 1, Greenville 9 (site not known)

65: John & Dorothy McCarthy, Greenville 9, 20 guests, Adults $60, children $50; Horseback riding , swimming, fishing, golfing, hunting, movies and churches near by. 120 acres to roam in. Home style cooking and rooms. Fresh eggs from our own chickens. Home baking. Near Albany and many historical places. A real Farm Vacation In The Catskill Mts. May 28, 1965 thru Hunting Season. Children welcome.

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Locations to be identified: if you can help, thank you
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Birch Hollow Farm
-Blue Bird Farm
-Elysian Manor Farm
-Holiday Lodge
-Hunt Homestead
-Maple Shade Farm
-Pop’s Wishing Well
-Red Maple Farm
-Rose Terrace
-Al Sharkey’s
-Sunny Slope Farm
-Tall Tree Manor Summer Resort