slamadamThe 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.

Read more: Legendary soul and blues performer Slam Allen August 5th

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

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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.

 

Read more: New Exhibit "Early Sullivan County" to Open June 12th

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