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“Pine Orchard: Lair of the Mountain House” Presented by Jim Planck

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2024 marks the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Catskill Mountain House Hotel.

In the first of two presentations, Jim Planck, Vice-President of the Greene County Historical Society, will describe the history leading up to the construction of one of America’s first resort destinations.

Jim Planck is also the current editor of the GCHS quarterly journal and has had a 30+ year career as a reporter covering Greene County news. He has written articles for Kaatskill Life, Columbia County Heritage, and Greene County History. Jim was born in Catskill and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 -1969, including a tour of duty in Viet Nam. We thank him for his service.

Please join us on Sunday, September 8th at 2pm for the second installment of Jim’s history of the Catskill Mt. House.

Program will be held at the MTHS Ulster & Delaware Train Station. Refreshments will follow. A donation of $5 is suggested.


June 15
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Mountain Top Historical Society


Mountain Top Historical Society
5132 Route 23A
Haines Falls, New York United States
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