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.

Historical Society of Middletown hosts Sept. 14 talk on Pepacton Reservoir and Arena

MARGARETVILLE -- An illustrated talk on the construction of the Pepacton Reservoir and its impact on displaced communities, particularly Arena, will be presented Sunday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM), 778 Cemetery Road, Margaretville. 


“What Happened to the Passenger Pigeon?” at Woodchuck Lodge September 6

ROXBURY – The next Wild Saturday program at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge will be a lament for a bird that once darkened the skies over the Burroughs homestead but is now extinct. 


Delicious Delaware County!!

Enjoy a slideshow of classic Delaware County eateries and recipes!


DCHA Offering Trip to Great Camp Sagamore & Raquette Lake Cruise

The Delaware County Historical Association is offering a one-day bus trip on Thursday, September 18 to Great Camp Sagamore & Raquette Lake, each located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. 


The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown is Looking for Information!

Did you grow up on a farm in the Town of Middletown or surrounding area? Do you have photos or memories of special animals – livestock, work animals or family pets? If so, the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) would like to hear from you!