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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
150 Years Ago - 1873 Sheriff Winner was in town the other day armed with papers with which those two worthies, Ludington and Waller, are bound to compel the Board of Supervisors to give Waller a … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 Mrs. Christina Weintz of Beechwoods has by far the finest orchard in the Town of Delaware, containing about 700 fruit trees, all of choice and selected varieties. John … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 On Saturday the Callicoon Fire Department sold to the newly organized Lake Huntington Fire Department, the hand engine which was used here before the hydrants were put in, … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 Messrs. Gardner, Casey & Co. of Hortonville offers the following rates of good rye straw — $11 per ton is offered for flail threshed rye straw; $9 per ton for … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 The Lenape Lake Club near Livingston Manor was fined $120 last week for using traps in their private lake. The lake was stocked several years ago and is one of the best … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 I have just returned from New York and have a complete stock of all that is latest in exquisite millinery and would be pleased to have you call and inspect same. Mrs. … more
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