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.

Take a Drive Through History!

What could be better than driving around the Great Western Catskills, enjoying the spectacular fall foliage? You could be visiting sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places at the same time! 

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Farms, Food and Fun at Cauliflower Festival

Agriculture will be in the spotlight at the 11th Annual Margaretville Cauliflower Festival September 27 from 10 to 4 at the Village Park, Margaretville. 

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History Award of Merit Nominations Requested

The Delaware County Historical Association is accepting nominations for its annual Awards of Merit. Individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to the preservation and presentation of local history, traditions and culture will be presented with Awards of Merit at DCHA’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

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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. 

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“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. 

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