Do the Slide (2014)

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Catskill Game Farm — Catskill, New York

Without markers along the site, it is difficult to know exactly where you are or what each of the remaining attractions were once used for – my best guess on this is that this was a space reserved for bear cubs.

Catskill Game Farm Website

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Watch Us Play (2014)

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Catskill Game Farm — Catskill, New York

A now stagnant pond that once was a playground for some type of attraction reflects the honest, folk-art like playground setting for the animals. This spot, more than any other at this location,  typifies the innocence of this place for me.

Catskill Game Farm Website

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The 16th Hole (2014)

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Catskill Game Farm — Catskill, New York

The miniature golf course was awash in green – from the faux-grass putting carpet to the overgrown pathways to the filtered sunlight through the trees above – the area was very green. The 2006 price list indicated it was $2.50 per person to play.

Catskill Game Farm Website

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Got Green? (2014)

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Catskill Game Farm — Catskill, New York

As my visit to the Catskill Game Farm was at the height of the summer, everything was quite saturated with green and the bright yellow of the sun only added to the green hue. This image is the clubhouse entrance to the miniature golf course where the rules say “Play in groups of 4 or less, Maximum 5 strokes per hole, Ball may be moved 4″ from edge and Do not swing club above the knee…”

Catskill Game Farm Website

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In a Different Light book

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