Web Logo Color2018 Sullivan County Historical Society Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

Dear Members and Friends,
 
Each year, the Sullivan County Historical Society presents deserving individuals or groups with the 
honor of “History Maker” and “History Preserver” awards. The honorees for these awards symbolize 
the stated mission of the Society; the preservation of Sullivan County history for the 
enlightenment of future generations. The presentation of these awards will be at the Society’s 
Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on Sunday, October 21th at BHR - Bernie's Holiday Restaurant, Rock 
Hill, New York. 
 
Dinner Reservations and Advertising in our Journal can be Purchased on our Online Store
Or Via mail by downloading, printing and filling out this Form

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Republican Watchman 1909 08 13 01 1SCR1873 04 17 1We 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.

 

 

 

Read more: Our Digitized Newspaper collection is now available to the public!

the BusSunday 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

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

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Coming Events

21Oct
21 Oct 2018
05:00PM -
SCHS Annual Dinner Meeting
Bernie's Holiday Restaurant