Saturday, July 25, 2009

Long Hair Hippies Need to Apply?

I grew up a half-hour from the site of the Woodstock Festival (Bethel, NY), and because of this, there is a pretty big concentration of aging hippies in the Catskill Mountains of NY and the Pocono Mountains of PA.
I got to hear about Woodstock and its history pretty often because of this,
however, I don't think most people do.

In honor of the music festival's 40th Aniversary in mid-August, The New York Times just so happens to be asking people to head that way to take pictures and videos of what it's like now, and what they remember from it, or if they even got there or if they were stuck in traffic on the New York Thruway.
You can head this way for more info!

I won't be able to compare the way Yasger Farms looks today compared to how it was during the festival, or to give you any first hand look into the festival,
but I can tell you that the streams and rivers of one of the most beautiful, secret corners of our country still feel this way:

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