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Fewer than 40 men—and one woman—have served as Sullivan County Clerk in the years since the county's formation in 1809, and four of them held the office in less than a year during a tumultuous … more
110 Years Ago - 1910 Gardiner's store again rob­bed! was the intelligence that girded people of Callicoon Thursday morning. The excitement following so closely upon Tuesday's election added extra … more
It was November of 1939, and the management of the Liberty Theatre on South Main Street in the village, “one of the largest and most modern playhouses in this section of the state,” was changing … more
110 Years Ago - 1910 The marriage of Miss Sophia Bossley, daughter of Casper Bossley, White Sulphur Springs, and Joseph Rampe of Liberty, was solemnized with a High Nuptial Mass by Rev. Father … more
It was shortly after daybreak on Friday, September 7, 1917, that 13 young men boarded a train in Monticello on their way to Camp Dix in Wrightstown, New Jersey and entry into the Great War then … more
110 Years Ago - 1910 The only hunting license issued to a woman, in Monticello, this year was taken out by Mrs. Jennie Gaus of Brooklyn on Tuesday, who is an enthusiastic hunter and a crack shot. … more
In October of 1960, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech entitled “The Future of Integration” at the annual convention of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union District 65 at the … more
100 Years Ago - 1920 Surrounded by their children, grandchildren, other relatives, friends and neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Gerhardt on Monday celebrated their 50th anniversary of their marriage … more
On October 23, 1914, several thousand people heard former president Teddy Roosevelt address separate gatherings in Liberty and Monticello. Just two years removed from his near assassination while … more
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
On Saturday, October 10, 1936, a steady rain that had been falling all day paused momentarily as a small gathering hoisted a new 12-foot U.S. flag up the recently erected flagpole at the Ethelbert B. … 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
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