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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
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
110 Years Ago - 1911 The directors of the Liberty National Bank held their first meeting last Thursday afternoon at the Mansion House, Liberty. E.W. Grant was elected president; B.F. Green, vice … more
In April of 1931, eight slot machines were seized by Troopers in raids on a number of Fallsburg hotels, including the Elm Shade, the Ambassador and the Flagler. The machines were destroyed “in the … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 We expect that Jeffersonville will have some summer boarders this summer. An Indian maxim says: “Plant your corn when the leaves of the oak are the size of a mouse's … more
It was supposed to be the largest amusement park in upstate New York, rivaling California's famed Disneyland. Combining fantasy, history, adventure, and learning, together with every variety of … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 “The poor ye have with you always, but the rich go away in the summer time.” Assemblyman E.H. Pinney spent last Sabbath at his home in Jeffersonville. The Erie cars … more
It was April 1953, and Sullivan County hotels had already received more than 11,000 inquiries about room reservations, with bookings running nearly 20 percent ahead of the year before, which had been … more
140 Years Ago - 1881 M. Moore of Jeffersonville has bought the blacksmith of Casper Kohler at Pike Pond. A few days ago while George Filweber and N. Vogt of North Branch were in a wagon at … more
The Native American Lenape tribe, which most archeologists believe first visited this area as far back as 11- or 12-thousand years ago, were great stewards of the environment who believed that every … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 A ten and a half pound boy was born to Editor and Mrs. A.M. Scriber of Monticello, a week ago Saturday. It is reported that a resident of Long Eddy has purchased the White … more
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