The Ninth Annual Margaretville Cauliflower Festival will be held rain or shine Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 to 4 in the Village Park, Margaretville. The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown will host “Barn Yesterday,” an exhibit of photographs and brief histories of some of the remaining barns in town. The exhibit will be displayed in the History Tent, which will also feature photos, artifacts and memorabilia from the heyday of the cauliflower industry in the Catskills.
slideshow The Delaware County HistoricalAssociation keeps a wonderful archive of photos, documents, diaries, publications and artifacts. This is a sampling of photos from the agricultural collection having to do with working in the fields with a variety of crops using a variety of farm animals to assist in the labor.