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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Reggie Harris Songs and Poetry:  The Civil War and Civil Rights Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m.

Guitarist and singer Reggie Harris has been touring internationally with his wife Kim Harris for over thirty years, performing music relating to peace, freedom, hope and the social justice movement. Join this intimate discussion and presentation of the words and music from the epoch of slavery through contemporary social action. This program is presented in conjunction with “Four Seasons, Four Years—The Civil War: A Musical Journey” on September 30. 

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SOLD OUT!  3rd Annual Delaware County Historic Home Tour featuring the Village of Walton

The third annual tour of historic homes and buildings, scheduled to take place in Walton on Saturday, September 29th from 10am – 3pm, is now sold out. There will be no ticket sales on the day of the event. Our apologies to those who have not yet had the chance to purchase tickets, but the response from the public has been phenomenal! Thank you.  

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

The Delaware County Historical Association (DCHA) is preparing 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 open on Friday, September 7 at 5 pm with a wine and cheese reception. The photographs will remain on display until January 2013. Free admission.

Bob Wyer photo: WWII Bond Drive.

Bob Wyer / Delaware County Historical Association

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