slideshow Take a trip though fishing seasons past! Enjoy photographs from the archives of the Delaware County Historical Association and excerpts from the John Burroughs essay, Speckled Trout, as you relive the history of fishing in Delaware County.
slideshow We took a trip back to the winters of years past and unearthed a selection of photographs depicting winter life in the Catskills. From skiiing to logging, snow storms to snow forts, the winter white was plenty in the Delaware County days of old.
slideshow The Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) is currently hosting a major exhibit featuring the photography of local photojournalist Bob Wyer (1908-1982). View the slideshow of some of the images not on display, then head to DCHA to experience the full exhibit!
Web users can now search and browse the Margaretville-based newspaper from July 13, 1902 to April 28, 1961. Visit http://history.catskill.net to find this treasure trove of history, made possible by several individual donors and the O’Connor Foundation.
video Video highlights the history and architecture of Deposit.
The Hanford Collection is the work of Horace D. Hanford and his son, James Ralph Hanford, taken from the early 1890s to the early 1920s. The Collection represents the themes of people and family, life and work, and change over time.
Part of the ongoing film series from the Delaware County Historical Association - check it out!!! Norm Studer's film about the construction of the Cannonsville Dam along the west branch of the Delaware River. Awesome soundtrack. Free Admission. Donations gratefully accepted!
Built in 1938 as the clubhouse for the Catskill Mountain Chapeter of the Izaak Walton League, this building outisde Margaretville became the New Kingston Valley Grange Hall in the mid-1990s. The Grange recently deeded it to the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown.
Update - the latest batch of Catskill Mountain News microfilm has been scanned and posted online at http://history.catskill.net. Check it out.
History for the Holidays?? Why not!! A Pictorial History of the Town of Kortright is now available for $20 at the Delaware County Historical Association.