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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
Although there were a number of women who distinguished themselves in the earliest days of European settlement in this region, most of their names have been lost to time, and only a few of their … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Boettger Jr. of Beechwoods, on Sunday morning, a daughter.D.J. Starck has leased the Globe Hotel from V.J. Persbacker for a term of years and will … more
Maurice Stokes was arguably the National Basketball Association’s first African American superstar. A rugged 6’7” 235-pounder out of St. Francis College, Stokes became one of the … more
110 Years Ago -1912 Arthur Sipple of Mileses, while at work cutting logs last week with a force of men, had the misfortune to lose one of his horses. The men were at work, cutting down a large … more
In February of 1777, with the American colonies engaged in a seemingly hopeless war with the world’s foremost military power, Edward “Ned” Hector enlisted in a state militia unit … more
110 years ago - 1912 A bill is before Congress for the establishment of a mail carrier system in all incorporated villages of 1,000 population or over.At the semi-annual convention of County … more
Decades of polls of the general public and of noted scholars alike have repeatedly shown that most Americans consider Abraham Lincoln our greatest president. That was not always the case. And … more
110 years ago - 1912 The Bolsom House property in Monticello was sold at foreclosure sale at the steps of the court house Tuesday afternoon for $17,000. M.H. Osborne, the flour and feed man, was … more
In the summer of 1898, Harper’s Magazine published a novella by the noted author Stephen Crane entitled, “The Monster.” It is one of the first pieces of American fiction to … more
140 Years Ago - 1882 We understand that Miss Nettie Ward is expected home on a short vacation this week. She is making a good mark in the normal school that she is attending. The value of … more
Sullivan County’s reputation as one of the premier vacation destinations in the northeastern United States dates back to the late 19th century, when the railroads serving the area began … more
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