Bob Wyer’s Delaware County: Photographs From the Mid- 20th Century

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.
 
 

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Jay Gould’s Map Topic for HSM Annual Meeting October 20th

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. 

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History Award of Merit Nominations Requested by October 19th

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. 
 

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Woodchuck Lodge Tours, Cider Making This Weekend

The final tours of the season at naturalist John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge in Roxbury will be offered Columbus Day weekend, October 6, 7 and 8 from 11 to 3 each day. A special feature of this weekend will be cider making on Sunday from noon to 3. This will also be the last opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket to win a hand-turned pen made from the wood of the red oak tree that once shaded the Lodge.

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Cemetery Tour Video To Be Screened Oct. 6

Those who missed the Living History Tour of Margaretville Cemetery on June 30 will have a chance to see it this Saturday, Oct. 6 when a one-hour video produced by Nick Bibbo will be screened twice at the Historical Society of Middletown (HSM) hall, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville.   

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