decorating this downtown area in princely fashion.
Settled in the 17th century by the Dutch, the town was incorporated in 1795. I thoroughly enjoyed the architecture and architectural elements as we walked through town.
We crossed the street and shared a flight of beers at the Chatham Brewing (just $3 for all three).
The highlight of the day for my sweet husband. He thoroughly enjoyed all three: Imperial Stout,
Chatham Brewing Porter, and Maple Amber (front).
Driving back into town gave us a good view of the clock tower, constructed in 1872.
Next we headed just outside of town to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company,
makers of award-winning cheeses. This is one of t he views along the way.
Of course we passed a barn…
or three. But this one is the Sheepherding Company itself, where guests are invited to…
visit the sheep and buy some cheese, on the honor system.
Then we headed home via the small towns of Kinderhook and Valatie (Dutch names),
stopping at The Berry Farm to buy some luscious blueberries.
Can you feel the juices running down your chin?
They are too irresistible; I cannot leave them —
The owner invited me to take a stroll “out back” to photograph the greenhouses,
berry bushes, and rows of flowers.
Pretty pink Coreopsis.
What better way to end this post than with a bright-faced sunflower?
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