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110 Years Ago - 1910 The family of Walter Keesler, who lives on Cole's Flat, across the river from Long Eddy, were all poisoned the forepart of last week from drinking soured buttermilk and eating … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 Henry Graeff and Mary Krantz of Beechwoods were married at the residence of John Graeff at Callicoon by Rev. S. Muery on September 26, 1880. Henry Wales died at the age of … more
100 Years Ago - 1920 The firm of Brandt and Buddenhagen, proprietors of the Callicoon Bottling Works, will close the business by an auction sale on the premises October 7. The business was … more
100 Years Ago - 1920 Local ex-servicemen turned out in force Monday afternoon and accorded a former comrade-in-arms the fullest possible military honors at his funeral when they laid at rest in … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 Partridge hunting is not very lively in Rockland, the birds being scarce. A black rattlesnake, having four rattles, was captured in Mrs. Tyler's cellar in Long … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 September! Autumn Leaves! Apple cuts next. Cider mills are in full blast. Potato bugs are now migrating. Butter, the best, is selling in this place for 20¢ a pound. The … more
100 Years Ago - 1920 Wm. Smith has purchased the Walter Goan estate. This property lies in the Swago Lake district and has quite a frontage on the lake. The transaction is on the speculative line, … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 Mrs. Rachel E. Beach, wife of Hiram Beach, died at the age of 51 at Morsston on July 31. Harriet, relict of the late Stephen H. Sherwood, died in her 78th year at the … more
100 Years Ago - 1920 John W. Gottschalk of Hankins has purchased the general store of Wm. Gardner at Hortonville. The store had been in the hands of the Gardner Family since 1867 when Henry … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 General Garfield has sent a letter accepting the Republican nomination for president to Senator Hoar of Massachusetts. On Wednesday, July 21st, Henry Gergen of Callicoon … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 Wm. Keeler of Middletown and Irene Harding of Fremont were married at the bride's home on July 18, 1880, by the Rev. Fuller of Orange County. On Sunday night, July 25th, … more
100 Years Ago - 1920 Saturday, Miss Julia Geib and Adam Metzger devoted their time to “putting over” the drive for the new St. Francis Hospital in Port Jervis. Their efforts resulted in … more
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