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It was ten years ago this week that fire destroyed the former Brown’s Hotel in Loch Sheldrake in a blaze that was tragic for so many reasons it doesn’t seem to matter whether or not it … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 Arthur Hust and bride of North Branch have returned home after a two-week honeymoon in the metropolis. Saturday morning while several men were walking through Manny’s … more
One of the deadliest battles of the Revolutionary War was fought on a desolate hilltop just north of present day Barryville on July 22, 1779. In terms of the percentage of men killed in relation … more
110 years ago — 1912 Charles Doosenbach, the new baker in Callicoon, will open up his bakery on next Saturday. Married, March 20 — Edward Knack to Miss Nellie Tremper, both of White … more
On May 1, 1777, while attending the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia as the Revolutionary War raged around him, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail in Massachusetts, that the city was … more
110 years ago — 1912 Charles Doosenbach, the new baker in Callicoon, will open up his bakery on next Saturday. Married, March 20 — Edward Knack to Miss Nellie Tremper, both of White … more
No one seems certain of the origin of the term hoggee, the canal worker, typically a child, who was responsible for taking care of and leading the horses or mules used to tow the boats on the … more
110 years ago - 1912 Dr. Augustus Meyer of Callicoon has purchased an Alpena Auto of William H. Lawrence of Jeffersonville.The ice in the Delaware River broke up on Wednesday and from … more
Denise Lombardi is not a native of Sullivan County—she has lived in Hurleyville for just a few years now—but she has developed a real appreciation for the region’s history. The … more
110 years ago - 1912 The creamery properties of the Dairy Products Company at Youngsville, Jeffersonville, Kenoza Lake, North Branch, Callicoon and Hankins are advertised to be sold at public … more
Approximately 40 men have served in the position of County Clerk since Sullivan County was formed in March of 1809, including four of them in the space of less than a year during a particularly … more
110 years ago - 1912 The Erie has a large force of men at Narrowsburg blasting the ice in the big eddy so there will be no damage done when the ice goes out.A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Merton … more
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