Windows on the Past

Artworks paid special tribute to the rich cultural history of Cherry Valley with displays in Main Street storefronts in 2009. Local artists and writers used the store windows on Main Street as their venue for the interpretation of the art and contributions of significant writers, artists, scientists and social activists from the distant and recent past whose lives were intertwined with Cherry Valley. The five featured individuals were Pulitzer Prize-winning Novelist Willa Cather; acclaimed beat poet Allen Ginsberg; WWI pacifist and author Howard W. Moore; Samuel F. B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph; and Dr. Joseph White, founder of one of the first medical schools in New York State.


Windows on the Past