Historians to Explore Cornish Estate

Will discuss property’s history and future

Local historians Thom Johnson and Rob Yasinsac will share their research on the Northgate Ruins, including the property’s history, at a lecture at the Putnam History Museum at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.

Rob Yasinsac and Thom Johnson (photo provided) 

Rob Yasinsac and Thom Johnson (photo provided)

Over the past five years, Johnson has led cleanups and other projects at the Northgate site, known locally as the Cornish Estate. He also co-authored the book, Bannerman’s Castle. Yasinsac is the co-author, with Thomas Rinaldi, of Hudson Valley Ruins: Forgotten Landmarks of an American Landscape.

Admission is $5, or free for museum members. RSVP by calling 845-265-4010 or emailing [email protected] The museum is located at 63 Chestnut St. in Cold Spring.

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