Larry Ravdin by Marisa ScheinfeldHurleyville, NY – The Sullivan County Historical Society, located inside the Sullivan County Cultural Center and Museum in Hurleyville, cordially invites you to a free musical performance featuring renowned local saxophonist Larry Ravdin on Sunday, May 6, from 2-3 p.m.

Larry spent 30 years playing with the Concord Orchestra and has accompanied such greats as Sammy Davis Jr., Rita Moreno and Chita Rivera. Between songs, Larry will share some of his personal stories of life in the time of the historic Catskill resorts of Sullivan County.

The musical group Little Sparrow will host the program. The event is free, and everyone is welcome!  

This series of performances will continue on the first Sunday of each month. Donations are welcomed to benefit the Sullivan County Historical Society.

The Cultural Center is located at 265 Main Street in the revitalized downtown of Hurleyville. For more information, visit or call 845-434-8044.

Photo of Larry Ravdin used with permission of photographer Marisa Scheinfeld.

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


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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06 May 2018
02:00PM - 03:00PM
Sax and Stories
Sullivan County Museum

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