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On Friday, August 8, 1902, the surviving members of the 28th New York Volunteer Regiment held their annual reunion at the National Cemetery in Culpeper, Virginia.  Among those attending that … more
110 YEARS AGO - 1912 The Isaac Walton Fishing Club of Callicoon started on their annual outing to Stevensville on Tuesday evening, fully equipped with “Bait,” tents and other good things … more
On Sunday, May 29, 1927, Patrick Cardinal Hayes, of the Archdiocese of New York of the Roman Catholic Church, traveled to Sullivan County to dedicate the new chapel at St. Joseph’s Seraphic … more
SCRANTON, PA — General Lemnitzer was born in Honesdale, PA on August 29, 1899 and was the first of three generations graduating from West Point. In an Army career which extended over more than … more
140 Years Ago - 1882 If some businessmen should go as long without eating as they do without advertising, their stomachs would no doubt be in as dormant a condition as their business.Martin J. … more
While it would be unfair—and inaccurate-- to say that James W. Burbank got the idea to build Fort Delaware in Narrowsburg because of the popularity of the Walt Disney television production of … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 Born to Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Holiday of Callicoon, a girl, Sunday morning. . . Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Hogencamp, a boy, Friday afternoon. — Callicoon Corresp.Billy … more
Of all the 538 hotels of Sullivan County’s Golden Age, none were as innovative as the Laurels Country Club on Sackett Lake. The Laurels, the brainchild of Hyman and Sadie Novick, had started … more
110 years ago - 1912 Adam Metzger, one of the oldest and best known residents of Callicoon, passed away at his home on Sunday evening, the result of old age. He was 82 years of age. Born in … more
It was April 24, 1966, and Sullivan County’s Golden Age of tourism was beginning to perceptibly slip away when the New York Times ran an article with a Fallsburg dateline about an incongruous … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 The Jeffersonville Motor Car Co. started Thursday running a car to Liberty to meet the train leaving for New York at 10:14 a.m., and the train arriving at 12:29.May 1, the … more
It was April of 1777, and America’s War of Independence, which had started almost exactly two years before with the fighting at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts, had long since reached … more
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