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.
The Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) will host its annual “Enchanted Evening at the Historic Gideon Frisbee House” on Saturday, July 19th from 6 to 9pm.More
“Bald and Golden Eagles in the Catskills” will be the topic on July 5 when biologist and wildlife rehabilitator Peg DiBenedetto discusses the come-back and natural history of these raptors at the next Wild Saturday program at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge.More
The longest day of the year will bring the most anticipated event of the season when the Third Annual Living History Cemetery Tour comes to the Sanford Cemetery, County Route 6 (New Kingston Rd.), Dunraven.
Reservations for the June 21 event (rain date June 22) are required by June 18. Call 845-586-4736 to reserve one of seven tour times between 4 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $12.
Sponsored by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, the event features costumed players who will portray nine individuals from Middletown’s past. Guides will lead visitors through this picturesque burial ground to meet each character during the course of the one-hour tour.
For details on this and other HSM programs, visit www.mtownhistory.org or find us on Facebook.
Enjoy a slideshow of the towns that once were and the construction of the reservoirs that now sit in their place.More
June will bring two event-packed weekends to the Great Western Catskills. To promote the Path Through History, a heritage tourism initiative established to highlight New York’s unparalleled network of museums, historic sites, and other cultural institutions, several Delaware County attractions will host free programs and celebrations. So set aside some time June 7 and 8 and June 14 to enjoy the historic and cultural heritage of the area.More