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110 Years Ago - 1911 The commencement exercises of the Callicoon High School were held in Assembly Hall on Friday and Saturday evening. Only one student, Jessie Walthart, was graduated this year, … more
A few people sitting on the front porch of a Barryville home on the Delaware River last weekend learned firsthand what moviemakers in the region discovered more than 100 years ago. There is a light … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 John Gerken of Callicoon Center was drowned in the Delaware River at Lackawaxen on Sunday while in bathing and as we go to press, the body has not yet been recovered. He was … more
John A. Roebling was born in Prussia on June 12, 1806. Educated as an engineer, but finding the political unrest in his home country stifling, he emigrated to the U.S. in 1831 with a small group … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 Father Stalley of Port Jervis delivered a temperance address in the schoolhouse at Pond Eddy. Twenty-six more pledged themselves to use no more bug juice. This makes 86 who … more
Only a handful of those present at the Seminary Hill Orchard and Cidery in Callicoon last week for a discussion about the role of apples and apple cider in Sullivan County history seemed surprised to … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 The most beautiful and costliest building in Sullivan County was dedicated on May 30. Dedication of St. Joseph's, the new college erected by the Franciscan Fathers at … more
On September 4, 1919, young Charles Henry Murran died of typhoid fever at St. Mary's Hospital in Hoboken, New Jersey. He was perhaps the last Sullivan County soldier whose life was claimed in “the … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 The people of Cochecton were greatly aroused on Thursday afternoon when the cry of fire was heard, and the double house owned by William Dermody, and occupied by his father … more
It was May 21, 1964, and 500 prominent Liberty residents gathered in the new high school auditorium on Buckley Street in the village to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of one of the area's most … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 A post of the G.A.R. has been organized in Woodbourne. The compensation of Supervisors is now fixed by law at $3 for every day of actual service. If the person who took … more
Long before the O&W Railway began touting Sullivan County's healing environment in the 1880s, the Erie Railroad had been established along the county's western edge. By 1849, the Erie had been … more
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