Wicked Ulster County: Tales of Desperadoes, Gangs & More by A.J. Schenkman

By A.J. Schenkman

located within the scenic Hudson Valley, Ulster County is a stunning place to make a house and lift a family members, however it wasn't regularly so friendly. Unsavory characters and immoral occasions have sullied its identify. within the 1870s, the Shawangunk Mountains encouraged worry instead of awe, as teams just like the Lyman Freer and Shawangunk gangs robbed and terrorized locals, descending from the security of the wooded peaks. Kingston was once torched, arson blazed in Kerhonkson or even the Mohonk Mountain apartment was once threatened by way of flames. In 1909, the Ashokan Slasher's bloody crimes and sensational trial captured headlines around the nation. observe those and different salacious tales buried in Ulster County's history.

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