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It was February of 1903, and the embers were still smoldering from the fire that had destroyed one of the most historically significant buildings in the county just a few days before.  It was … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 District Attorney Alpheus Potts, assisted by E.H. Pinney, moved last Wednesday that the indictment against Jerome Masten for assault on the person of James Collins of … more
The history of Sullivan County as a winter sports destination dates back to at least the 1920s, but the attempt to create a year around vacationland here did not meet with immediate … more
150 Years Ago - 1873 Charley Quick, that model hunter, has shot 43 foxes this winter. With the aid of a welltrained dog, a good gun and a Quick ear, he has proven himself a terror to the fox … more
It was Saturday, January 26, 1895, and throngs of mourners were gathered at the Church of the Incarnation in Manhattan for the funeral of one of America’s most prominent doctors. Dr. Alfred … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 Frank Miller of Middle Village, L.I., and Mrs. Elizabeth Kalbfleisch of White Sulphur Springs, were united in marriage Wednesday, January 8 at the Catholic Church in … more
On January 14, 2006, the renowned actress Shelley Winters died at the Rehabilitation Centre of Beverly Hills, where she had been a patient since a heart attack three months before. Sources differ as … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 Frank Miller of Middle Village, L.I., and Mrs. Elizabeth Kalbfleisch of White Sulphur Springs, were united in marriage Wednesday, January 8 at the Catholic Church in … more
As regular readers of Retrospect have no doubt learned, the long era during which Sullivan County was governed by the Board of Supervisors was often marked by heated exchanges and stubborn political … more
110 Years Ago - 1913 Perhaps one of the largest fires which has ever occurred in the village of Jeffersonville took place shortly before 4 o’clock when the large boarding house of John Beck … more
While there are some who act as if provocative rhetoric and heated political battles in Sullivan County government are unique to the current legislature, the fact is that both were common occurrences … more
110 Years Ago - 1912 John E. Baldwin died Sunday in his 68th year. He was one of the old pioneers of the county and years ago lumbered and rafted it along the Delaware. He began steering rafts … more
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