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140 Years Ago - 1881 W.C. Brand and wife are boarding at the Jeffersonville House. Arthur Bird has purchased the organ business for Sullivan County from James Munn, and will start out in that … more
90 YEARS AGO - 1931 Nieger’s Garage at the Fosterdale four corners was burned to the ground early Monday morning. Hancock Central School District No. 6 voted to consolidate thirteen … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 The Monticello Watchman, last week, contained an article to the effect that Jim Hall was forbidden to serve as superintendent of schools in this district because Third … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 F.J. Lewis of Barryville has been elected supervisor of the school districts of Liberty, Bethel, Cochecton, Highland, Lumberland and Tusten. Mrs. Emma Chase has been elected … more
80 Years Ago - 1941 John Link, 83, one of the oldest residents of North Branch, passed away quietly Monday evening, August 11, due to the infirmities of old age, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 One of the romantic epi­sodes of a two-week stay at a mountain summer resort is going berrying. James Gray, who is a noted horse courier has been stopping at the … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 A twenty-three foot Indian canoe, sunk in the water of York Lake by Tom Quick, was discovered by L.F. Campbell and raised to the surface today by the assistance of Earl A. … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 H.B. Mingle of the firm of Mingle & Ward, attorneys of 165 Broadway, New York representing the estate of Archer Brown, who in his lifetime financed the Liberty and … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 Last Thursday a special meeting was held at the Callicoon firehouse  for the purpose of voting on the proposition as to whether or not the district would pay the … more
140 Years Ago - 1881   Philip Hembdt of the Halfway House left some stalks of peavine clover five feet seven inches in length at this office. He has four acres all of which is just as … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 Thursday afternoon during the extremely heavy showers, which were accompanied by thunder and lightning, the barn on Adam Gorr’s farm on the hill was struck by lightning … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 The White Steamer touring car belonging to Martin Hermann was totally destroyed by fire on Sunday evening in front of the home of Henry Mauer in the Beechwoods. Mr. Hermann … more
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