Local History in the Spotlight!

Headwaters History Days, June 7 and 8, 2014, is a celebration of the history, culture, folklife and landscape of the East Branch Delaware River towns of Middletown, Roxbury and Andes. For a map and schedule, visit www.headwatershistorydays.org

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Penny Social and Pie Sale at The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown on May 10

The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM) will host a Mother’s Day Weekend Penny Social and Pie Sale Saturday, May 10 at the HSM hall, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville. 

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April 26 program will reveal evidence of Paleo-Indians in Middletown

The second of two spring programs on the theme “Reading the Land” will be held Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m., when Linda Carroll will present an illustrated talk, “Arkville Underground” at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM), 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville. 

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History Served with Soup on April 27

If you like your soup and salad served with a side of history, you’ll want to visit Spillian, the former mansion of the Fleischmann family, on Sunday, April 27 when some of the proceeds from the weekly, all-you-can eat Soup Sunday event will go to the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM)

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Michael T. Keene: Mad House:  The Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York

Discover the details of 19th-Century insane asylums at the Wm. H. Adams' Antiquarian Book Shop, Main Street, Hobart at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13. 

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