Discover and explore Delaware County through its agricultural and industrial history

Bluestone, lumber, farming, locomotives - the history of Delaware County is the history of power. Explore the stories told here through essays, video and photographs and discover historical places on the map.

Antique Engine Jamboree & Powerfest at Hanford Mills Museum

Antique tractors, Model A Fords, outboard motors, a 1956 Chevy Belair and a variety of gas and steam-powered engines will be featured at the 32nd Annual Dan Rion Memorial Antique Engine Jamboree and Powerfest at Hanford Mills Museum on Saturday, September 12 from 10 am – 5 pm.


Hiking historian will discuss John Burroughs as mountain tramper

Paul Misko, a hiking historian and founder of the Catskill 4000 Club, will be the featured presenter at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge in Roxbury Saturday, Sept. 5 at 1 p.m.


Hotels of Middletown

“The Hotels of Middletown,” a slide show featuring images and stories from more than 40 hotels and inns that welcomed guests over the past 150 years, will be presented Sunday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville.


Delaware County Community Heroes in Portraiture: New Exhibit at DCHA

Artist Janet Wentworth Erickson will debut her portrait series, "Delaware County Community Heroes in Portraiture" at the Delaware County Historical Association with an opening wine and cheese reception from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7. The reception is free and open to the public.


Hanford Mills Museum Offers Steam Power 101 & Free Family Saturday in August

Hanford Mills Museum is offering a two-day course on the theory and practical operation of a wood-fired steam power plant. Hanford Mills Museum will also offer the final Free Family Saturday of the season. Coinciding with the Steam Power 101 workshop, visitors will be able to see steam power demonstrations as well as water power demonstrations.