XmasTreeWHAT: 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

XmasTreeSullivan 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

CookeThe 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. 

IMG 1738An 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:

Read more: High School Yearbook Request

adampmanMay 26, 1926 - October 14, 2016

Liberty, NY

Allan W. Dampman of Liberty, NY, a retired Associate Dean of Community Services at Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake, NY died Friday October 14, 2016 at the Middletown Park Manor Rehabilitation. Middletown, NY. He was 90.

The son of the late Harry Herbert and Ethel May Thomson Dampman, he was born May 26, 1926 in Summit, NJ.

Allan proudly served Our Country in the US Navy during World War II; he was a member of the Youngsville Reformed Church; and enjoyed his work with the Sullivan County Historical Society. He had worked at the college for over 21 years before he retired.

Survivors include his sister, Margaret Edwards of North Carolina; one niece, Elizabeth Brett and her husband John of Port Chester, NY; and one nephew, Wayne Allen of San Francisco, CA.

Visitation will be Monday, October 17, 2016 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Harris Funeral Home, West St. at Buckley Liberty, NY.

Funeral services will be Monday, October 17, 2016 at 3 PM in the funeral home. Burial will be private in the Sullivan County Veteran's Cemetery, Liberty, NY.

Memorial contributions in Allan's name may be made to the Sullivan County Historical Society, PO Box 247, Hurleyville, NY 12747.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home West Street at Buckley, Liberty, NY. 845-292-0001 or 845-439-5200 www.Harris-FH.com

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02 Dec 2017
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Holiday in Hurleyville
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