A new exhibit at the Delaware County Historical Association highlighting the museum’s archives will open on February 14 at 4pm with a wine and cheese reception. Items from DCHA’s archives on display will include materials pertaining to the War of 1812 and the Civil War; milk strikes; nineteenth-century land records; maps; genealogical information; women’s suffrage; personal diaries; and numerous posters, photos and ephemera.
HSM is collecting photographs, letters and material about veterans, their families and local residents for an exhibit to be mounted next summer. The Delaware County Historical Association will loan its exhibit, “Delaware County in the Civil War,” and HSM will augment the show with local images and information, in observance of the War’s sesquicentennial.More
The Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) is currently hosting a major exhibit for the fall featuring the photography of local photojournalist Bob Wyer (1908-1982). This exhibition of rarely- or never-before-seen images taken by Bob Wyer will remain on display until January 2013. Hours Monday through Friday 10am – 4pm. Free admission.
The Annual Luncheon Meeting of the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) will feature an illustrated talk on the fascinating 1856 wall map of Delaware County created by Roxbury-born Jay Gould long before he became a railroad tycoon and the richest man in America.More
The Delaware County Historical Association is once more accepting nominations for its annual Awards of Merit. Individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to the preservation and presentation of local history, traditions and culture will be presented with awards at DCHA’s Annual Meeting to be held on Sunday, November 4, 2012.