The Sullivan County Historical Society Presents: A talk and musical performance with legendary soul and blues performer Slam Allen
Sunday, August 5th, 2018 2-3pm
The Sullivan County Historical Society cordially invites you to a free talk and musical performance with recording artist Slam Allen. For over 20 years, Slam Allen has been entertaining audiences with his unique blend of soul and blues. Slam, who lives in Monticello, New York, has spent a lifetime performing, recording and touring the world. For eight years he was the lead singer and guitarist in the renowned James Cotton Band.
We recently undertook the project of digitizing our collection of the Republican Watchman Newspapers from 1909 and 1910.
These are now available for viewing at the Sullivan County Museum. We also have some from the Sullivan County Record
All of these newspapers are searchable and indexed for ease of finding information and subjects that appear in them.
Sunday March 4th will kick off a new, free program at the Museum called Songs and Stories of the Sixties. The event will take place on the 1st Sunday of each month from 2:00 to 3:00p.m. Guest musicians will perform songs from the sixties and the famous Woodstock concert. Guest speakers will, talk about their experience of the changing culture, the Woodstock Festival and the music.
Little Sparrow will host the event in the “Time Line /Woodstock Theater room at the Sullivan County Museum. For more information please call 845-434-8044
Sharon Thorpe, associate curator of the Sullivan County Historical Society, is installing the finishing touches on a new exhibit at the Sullivan County Museum, in Hurleyville, NY. She gathered authentic materials spanning two centuries of life in Sullivan County, bringing vivid descriptions of specific eras. Her intent is to show life in a time before modern conveniences became available.