The Roundtable
8:11 am
Wed January 4, 2006

Listener Essay from Christopher Spatz 1/4

Albany, NY – In a recent episode of WAMC's environment program In Our Backyard, Susan and Ward Stone discussed a remarkable ridge in Ulster County. It's been called the Shon-gums, but it's original Native American name is Sha-WAN-Gunk. Today's essayist Christopher Spatz gives us a stirring description of this ridge and its name.