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By Lisa Keys 

Own a piece of the Borscht Belt

 

December 3, 2021

Though renovations are needed, there are several cabins on the 77-acre property.

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) - Immortalized by pop-culture phenomena like "Dirty Dancing" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," New York's Catskill Mountains were once the go-to summer destination for hundreds of thousands of Jewish New Yorkers.

According to the Catskills Institute at Northeastern University, "by the 1950s a half-million people each year inhabited the 'summer world' of bungalow colonies, summer camps and small hotels."

And now, a little piece of Catskills history is up for grabs: A bungalow colony in Ulster County is currently on the market for $795,000. The property is locate...



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