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Waldeck Kennels


Waldeck Kennels was located in the 1930s and 40s in the former Outpost Farm kennel on Route 7, a building later used as the Red Lion Restaurant. In February 1945, Heide Grafensteiner, a St. Bernard from Waldeck Kennels, won winner’s bitch and best of opposite sex at the Westminster Kennel Club show in Madison Square Garden.


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