1356936425 nester2 1240340337Thanks to a grant from the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, the Sullivan County Historical Society will present the fourth in its new series of monthly music and history programs. July’s program will feature Hurleyville resident Rick Nestler. The event will take place at the Sullivan County Museum, 265 Main Street, Hurleyville, NY.

Rick is a Grammy award winning songwriterantinuclear activist, Hudson River Troubadour and personal friend of the late Pete Seeger. He’s been making music for over 40 years at “square dances, hoots and jams; in parks, at rallies, in galleries, on picket lines, in bars, and on the streets and stages”. He is also a licensed sea captain who worked, performed and taught environmental education on Pete Seeger’s legendary “Sloop Clearwater”.

Read more: Songs and Stories with Songwriter and Hudson River Troubadour Rick Nestler  July 1st

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. 



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Coming Events

01 Jul 2018
02:00PM - 03:00PM
Songs and Stories with Rick Nestler
Sullivan County Museum
04 Jul 2018
Independence Day
Sullivan County Museum

Museum will be closed Today

14 Jul 2018
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Book Signing - Chris Gibson
Sullivan County Museum

Historic Dates

Mon Jun 25 @12:00AM
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