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.
The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) will host a slide show of historic images of Margaretville Wednesday, July 25 at 7 p.m. Halcottsville post card collector Lynda Stratton and daughter Kathy Roberts have organized a program of some 200 images of buildings, street scenes, river views and localized greetings. They range from the 1890s to the 1970s.
All are invited to enjoy an old-fashioned Fourth at the Hanford Mills Museum Independence Day Celebration. In addition to demonstrations of the waterwheel, sawmill and vintage woodworking machines, the Museum will be running the boiler and steam power engine. The John Hanford Farmhouse, which recreates home life in the 1920s will also be open to tour.
Outdoor fun and nature exploration for the whole family will be the order of the day Saturday, June 9 at the annual John Burroughs Community Day at Woodchuck Lodge: Discovery hike for kids, tree pruning demo, wildflower walk, geoache workshop, raptors on display, house tours and much more!
The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown unveils "The Great Outdoors," an exhibit of historic activities in the Catskill Forest Preseve. The exhibit can be seen this Saturday, May 19 when HSM unveils its new headquarters at 778 Cemetery Road, Margaretville. The Open House will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. There will be light refreshments, door prizes and the opportunity to stroll around the beautiful pond and grounds.
Delaware County in the Civil War, an exhibit featuring select items relating to the Civil War from the collections of the Delaware County Historical Association (and some generously loaned) is now on view. The exhibit will remain open to the public until November 18, 2011.