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Volume 26, Number 2, Spring 2010 cover of Spring 2010 issue of the HRVR with a painting of an early airplane on the cover

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More than the Wright Stuff: Glenn Curtiss’ 1910 Hudson Flight, Reed Sparling

The Changing Nature of Mid-Hudson Business During the Dawn of the Industrial Era (1783-1835): Evidence from Early American Newspaper Advertising, Sally Schultz, Michael Guiry

Private Peter Reid and Colonel A. Hawkes Hay’s Militia in the Revolution, Reid Ross

Bell Founding in the Upper Hudson River Valley, Edward T. Howe

Wappinger Kinship Associations: Daniel Nimham’s Family Tree, J. Michael Smith

  • An Asylum for Poughkeepsie, James Regan

Regional History Forum:

Milestones of Dutchess County, James Spratt

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Elizabeth Vielkind

The Industrial History of the Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge and the Central New England Railway’s Maybrook Line, Gail Goldsmith

Regional Writing

Poughkeepsie in May, 7:00 p.m., Judith Saunders

Book Reviews

"Writing the Hudson River Valley," a book review essay by David Schuyler

Glories of the Hudson: Frederic Church’s Views From Olana, Evelyn D. Trebilcock and Valerie Balint, reviewed by Thomas S. Wermuth

My River Chronicles: Rediscovering America on the Hudson, Jessica DuLong, reviewed by Tommy Zurhellen

Lost Towns of the Hudson Valley, Wesley Gottlock and Barbara H. Gottlock, reviewed by Amy L. Thompson

Another Day, Another Dollar: The Civilian Conservation Corps in the Catskills, Diane Galusha, reviewed by Steve R. Waddell