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.

Recounting a Historic Hunt

With hunting season upon us, we share an excerpt from THE BIG DEER and Other Stories were written by Nathaniel Curtis Marvin in the early 1890s and edited by Linda Norris for the Delaware County Historical Association, where a copy still remains and is available for viewing and research in the DCHA Library on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please call 607-746-3849 for more information or to schedule a visit.


Lantern Tours of 1797 Judge Gideon Frisbee House on October 25th

On October 25th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM, DCHA will be offering guided lantern tours of the historic 1797 Judge Gideon Frisbee House. The Frisbee family cemetery will also be open for guests to explore.


Historical Society of Middletown Hosts Annual Meeting, Luncheon and Ski History Talk

An illustrated talk on the history of skiing in the Catskills will be presented Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown’s annual meeting and luncheon.


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! 


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.