100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Postmarked October 4, 1912

“Rip Van Winkle” is a short story by the American author Washington Irving published in 1819. It is said to take place in the Catskill mountains in New York. As the area grew into a resort destination, many properties borrowed on the short story. Rip Van Winkle Park offered mountain cabins for vacationers.

Entrance to Rip Van Winkle Park near Catskill, N.Y.

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