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Rochester Hollow Hike ~ Oct 15, 2016

Journal entry by Wanderer



Attendees please post your pics - narrative to follow.  Peter

10/20/16 - Fran Herve added 5 photos. 10/25/16 - Barbara Zuccaro added 5 photos. 1/28/17 - Wanderer . added 12 photos.

22 photos



Remnants of Col. William Rochester's estate - added by Fran



Walking through gorgeous forest of giant oaks, maples and beeches - added by Fran



Peter explains how to read the trail markers direction - added by Fran



Lunch at the lean-to - added by Fran



The blue trail lead us to John Burroughs monument - added by Fran



Our hiking group: Rich, Shelley, Cathy, Linda, Fran & Peter plus Barbara the photographer. - added by Barbara



Peter in the middle of a tree that has divided 7 ways! Have been told that this happens when tree has been cut and many branches grow out of the old trunk. - added by Barbara



Rich, Shelley & Cathy - added by Barbara



Beautiful Rock Walls throughout the property! - added by Barbara



Photo added by Barbara



Perseverance - added by Wanderer



The gate is open! - added by Wanderer



Fancy culvert - added by Wanderer



Well marked trails - this one is for a spur trail - added by Wanderer



The following series of pictures are of some of the stone walls along the trail (1) - added by Wanderer



Stone wall (2) - added by Wanderer



Not only stone walls were visible but stone structures as well (3) - added by Wanderer



Stone wall (4) - added by Wanderer



Stone wall (5 of 5) - added by Wanderer



Colorful canopy - added by Wanderer



Another stone wall - this one using some mortar, was located below the site of the former Rochester Estate a.k.a. Rose Hill - added by Wanderer



On the way out - Barbara leading the way - added by Wanderer




Attendees:  Barbara & Rich, Fran, Cathy C, Shelly, Linda & Peter

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