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140 Years Ago - 1881 Miss Mary A. Appley of Rockland and Orrin B. Smith of Hancock were married on November 26 in Liberty.On November 16, Miss Minnie Tice and Henry Budd were married at … more
It was back in August of 2010 that Myron Gittell received the first proof of the reprint he had decided to finance of the iconic book about Sullivan County, Manville B. Wakefield’s “To … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 Christ Foster of Balls Eddy and Miss Barbara Schaefer of near Jeffersonville were married on November 24th. The Long Eddy School has commenced with D.S. Hill as teacher. He … more
Another holiday season is nearly here, and with it comes the reminder that books about the history of Sullivan County and the surrounding Catskills region make great gifts. Among the most … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 On the 10th inst., a fire broke out in the barn of Samuel Wilkins of Chester, Orange County, and was not subdued until his barn, and a blacksmith shop of Walter Cris, was … more
As Thanksgiving approached in November of 1935, Sullivan County authorities and those from New York City, were busy investigating the murder of a man found buried in a gloomy Hurleyville barn, and … more
110 Years Ago – 1911 A week ago last night, at the conclusion of the trial of Mrs. Martin Clancy, who was arrested on the instigation of her husband on a peace warrant. Justice Starck … more
On November 15, 1865 Bernhard Behrend died in Washington, D.C. He was 72. Although there wasn’t much of a public reaction at the time of his death, Behrend is remembered today as the … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 Martin Clancy, who had his wife Delia arrested to keep the peace, told a story of cruelty that can hardly be equaled anywhere, when the case was brought before Justice Starck … more
Early in November of 1918, a transport ship left New York City bound for France, loaded with soldiers headed to the great war. A few days later, peace was declared—at the 11th hour of the 11th … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 Edward Gardner and Frank Walker expect to return to Callicoon in the near future as they have nearly completed the house of Milton Armstrong in Long Eddy and are now working … more
Absentee ballots have often made the difference in election results in Sullivan County, and the fact that they sometimes account for considerable controversy is nothing new. Sometimes it is the … more
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