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150 Years Ago -   1873 Mr. Wales of Pike Pond, County Republican Chairman, attended a convention in Saratoga where he met an old associate, George William Curtis, chairman of the … more
140 Years Ago - 1883 Wish to buy apples for cider and will pay fifteen cents per bushel for good cider apples delivered at my mill. A   Grouten. A special meeting of Frasier Post 361, … more
150 Years Ago -   1873 The Fremont Union Schuetzen Verein will meet at Fremont Center on Wednesday, September 10. This society already musters   60 members and is now very popular in … more
150 Years Ago -   1873 The Hankins nitroglycerin factory has suspended operations. More than 800 people were in town on Fair Day in Jeffersonville. The Hortonville Paper Factory … more
130 Years Ago - 1893 Frederick Warde, the noted actor, is stopping at the West shore House in White Lake. Ex-mayor W.R. Grace of New York is visiting E.N. Knox at the latter’s summer … more
140 Years Ago - 1883 W.D. Haley of Mongaup Valley was the successful competitor in the recent contest for the Cornell Scholarship. Stephen Euker of Callicoon has purchased from Fabian Reel, … more
130 Years Ago - 1893 Policeman Philip Schmidt of New York is visiting with his family in this vicinity. He came up with a horse and wagon by way of Newburgh. VonBergen and Yager are kept on … more
140 Years Ago - 1883 A new method of raising money is currently used by some church societies known as break the jug. Just what “break the jug” means we have no way of knowing but … more
150 Years Ago -   1873 The Clements House of Liberty, purchased last week by Mr. Crispell, has been sold by him to Elias Champlin of that village. The Clements brothers will conduct the … more
140 Years Ago - 1883 The 8th annual picnic of Sullivan County Lodge No. 421, I.O.O.F. will be held in Inderlied’s Grove near Youngsville on Monday, August 21, 1883. Music will be furnished … more
130 Years Ago - 1893 Roscoe was the only place in Sullivan County which had a real celebration on the Fourth this year. At the Callicoon Center Schuetzen Verein match on July 4, the prizes … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 William Hardenburgh, well known in this part of the county, died in San Francisco, Calif., last Wednesday and was buried there. Mr. Arthur Bird has retired from the … more
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