Maria and Christopher marry at the Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck, NY



Below are  the credits of vendors and details of this beautiful wedding:


Wedding Photography: Jean Kallina


Engagement Photography: Bill Cunningham
Engagement Ring
Original engagement ring accepted via telegraph to Christopher’s grandmother Voneta Stricklin in 1937. Was reset to include diamond chips from original wedding band in the 1950’s. Later passed down to Christopher’s father Rema Pasco Counts, Jr. and was given to Christopher’s Mother, Harriett Lee Baumgardner for her engagement. Both Voneta and Lee were 26 when they were married. As the only son in the Counts family, Christopher inherited the ring and proposed to Maria in December of 2012 and turned 26 in April.

Bridal Gown
Yvonne’s Bridal

Matron of Honor and Flower Girl Dresses
The Wedding Library by Amsale

The Green Oak Florist
Wedding DayFlorist

Portrait Location: Blithewood Mansion and Gardens, Bard Campus

Horses and Carriage by Loon Meadow Farm, Norfolk, CT.

Officiant: Father Richard McKeon

Church of the Messiah


Make Me Fabulous

Reception Venue
The Beekman Arms, Rhinebeck, NY

Beekman Arms event Coordinator

Brenda J. Catalano

Wedding Cake
The Pastry Garden

Reception DJ
Kenny Cassanova

Lance Wheeler

Vocalist at Wedding Ceremony
Robert Dalton

Flautist at Wedding Ceremony
Sharon Levin

Organist at Wedding Ceremony
Reginald Earls