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On this day in 1980, American oil tycoon Armand Hammer pays $5,126,000 at auction for a notebook containing writings by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. The manuscript, written around 1508, was one of some 30 similar books da Vinci[…]Read more...
WHAT: Sullivan County Historical Society Holiday Open House
WHEN: Saturday, December 2nd 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Please note change of date and time)
WHERE: Sullivan County Museum - 265 Main St., Hurleyville, NY
FOR INFORMATION: Please call: 845-434-8044
Sullivan County Historical Society Holiday Open House
The Sullivan County Historical Society will participate in “Holiday in Hurleyville” with an open house to be held December 2nd (please note change of date) from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.at the Sullivan County Museum, 265 Main St., Hurleyville.
Come see the Museum decked out in its holiday finery.
For information please call: 845-434-8044
Sullivan County Historical Society Plans Holiday Open House
The Sullivan County Historical Society would like to invite any organization or individual to decorate a theme tree or exhibit to be presented at their 2017 Holiday Open House.
The Open House will be held Sunday, December 3rd - 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sullivan County Museum - 265 Main Street - Hurleyville, NY.
For information regarding sitting up a tree or exhibit please call (845) 434-8044
The newest acquisition at the Gift Shop at the Sullivan County Historical Society is David Gold’s latest book, Judge Cooke. David Gold is a South Fallsburg native who has an interest as well as a PhD in History. Judge Lawrence Cooke was the former Chief Judge of New York State and a lifelong resident of Monticello, NY. The book takes a look at Judge Cooke as a person as well as a respected jurist.
The Sullivan County Historical Society at the Sullivan County Museum in Hurleyville has an entire room devoted to Judge Lawrence Cooke available for the public to visit.
The book is available for purchase in the Gift Shop for $12 or by mail $12 plus $3 s/h.
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During the 1940s and 1950s, the Catskills was one of the top tourist destinations in the world. In the summer months, it was home to more than one million visitors. During the 1940s and 1950s, the Catskills was one of the top tourist destinations in the world. In the summer months, it was home to more than one million visitors.
An excellent source of information about people From Sullivan County is a high school year book. This past year, the Sullivan County Historical Society has been fortunate to receive two yearbook collections. Allan Wolkoff, historian for the Town of Thompson, donated his collection of Monticello high School yearbooks and the Callicoon Library donated their duplicate copies of the Delaware Valley High School yearbooks.
At this time, the SCHS would like to fill in the gaps of our yearbook collections. We are need of the following: