Celebrate naturalist John Burroughs’ 175th birthday with a visit to Woodchuck Lodge

Guided tours, offered the first weekend of each month, May through October, start on the rustic porch John built, and proceed through the first floor of the house, where Burroughs entertained guests like Henry Ford and Thomas Edison.


Dine at Hanford Mills Museum

On Saturday, July 28th, Hanford Mills Museum hosts an evening of fabulous local food prepared by Fable's Denise Warren followed by a performance by by Bernd Krause on his handmade, Appalachian Mountain dulcimer. Reservations must be made by July 24th.


Historic Margaretville to be Subject of Slide Show

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.

Engine #1 of the Delaware and Eastern Railroad is shown with unidentified crew sometime between 1907 and 1911 when it became the Delaware & Northern. The line ran from Arkville to East Branch and had

Historical Society of the Town of Middletown


Enchanted Evening at the Gideon Frisbee House

Friends and neighbors are invited to a tasteful and unforgettable evening of gourmet food, live music, mingling, and dancing under the stars at the Delaware County Historical Association. The casually elegant evening of spirited socializing will offer “a taste of Delaware County” by featuring gourmet dishes prepared by local eateries, and locally-made products and locally-grown produce.


Day-Long Program to Focus on the History of NYC Water Supply System in the Catskills

On Saturday, August 4 the Delaware County Historical Association will offer a program entitled, Rivers, Dams & Reservoirs: Exploring the History of New York City’s Catskill Watershed. The program, beginning at 10am and concluding at 4pm, will consist of presentations, films, a dramatic reading, and a small exhibit all highlighting the numerous issues surrounding water and the NYC Reservoirs in the region.