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130 Years Ago - 1891 It's nearly time for our local politicians to make up a “spring slate.” Mrs. Curtis, wife of ex-Judge Jas. Curtis of Callicoon Center, is dangerously sick at her … more
Many of the largest and most successful summer hotels during Sullivan County's Silver Age—that period of time between approximately 1890 and 1915—were located in and around the village of … more
110 Years Ago - 1911 Oscar Robisch, 10-year-old son of Walter Robisch of Hortonville, had his leg broken just above the ankle on Thursday afternoon while sliding downhill near the schoolhouse at … more
When Meagan Galligan and E. Danielle Jose-Decker were sworn into office as Sullivan County District Attorney and Sullivan County Court Judge this month, they became the first women to hold those … more
120 Years Ago - 1901 Born to John Sr. and Jennie Costa of Monticello, a son, William George, on December 31. 110 Years Ago - 1911 One of the phenomena that occasionally happens to the … more
By 1966, as Sullivan County's Golden Age of tourism faded away, there were at least 20 year-around hotels in Sullivan and nearby Ulster County. And another expensive trend had developed: The indoor … more
90 Years Ago - 1930 Dr. J.C. Gain of Jeffersonville returned recently from a trip to Canada. Dr. Gain made the trip of over three hundred miles by auto to visit an aunt who was desirous of seeing … more
Although the Christmas tree has long been one of the most visible symbols of the holiday in this country, that wasn't always the case. In fact, prior to 1840, the Christmas tree was rarely seen in … more
140 Years Ago - 1880 James Comfort of near Stevensville, died on November 28, aged 75. Snow, sleighing, pleasant evenings. Barryville has the scarlet fever. Wm. Myers of Eldred has … more
The positive impacts of the Delaware & Hudson Canal on Sullivan County were indisputable. With its opening in 1828, the 108-mile-long waterway made it possible for the first time to easily transport … more
110 Years Ago - 1910 Narrowsburg — Supervisor J.S. Anderson wears a broad smile. “It's a girl” born November 30; a daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Philip Gorr Sunday, December 4, in North … more
During the month of December in 1824, brothers William and Maurice Wurts were diligently planning a presentation to potential investors in their ambitious project to build a canal connecting their … more
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