Tucked away, north of Route 299 in Highland, is a quiet, 100-acre lake with a long and colorful history. Shaped like a spade on a playing card, Chodikee Lake has been home to religious cultists, wild men, farmers, bootleggers, an all-boys school, a fancy hotel, a summer camp, a lovable tramp, orthodox Jews and juvenile offenders . . .
This page can be viewed only by subscribers.
Have an e-subscription or Hudson Valley One Premium membership? Log in
Not yet a subscriber? You're missing out on the best, most complete local news experience in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Learn more