Hiking Part of the Appalachian Trail at Shenandoah Mountain
Over 20 miles of the Appalachian Trail winds through Putnam County. If you do not have the time or energy to trek the entire length, try the beautiful, short section just south of where the AT crosses into Dutchess County. More...
In 1557 a gentleman by the name of Thomas Tusser compiled a collection of writings he called A Hundred Good Points of Husbandry. In the April Husbandry section he wrote:
"Sweet April showers
Do spring May flowers"
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