2014 Events

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Johanne and Bob Titus take questions from the audience.

Sat., March 29 Middletown’s Ice Age Origin

1 p.m. Reading the Land: Middletown: An Ice Age Origin, an illustrated talk by geologist/authors Bob and Johanna Titus. HSM members $2 , non-members $4

Burr Hubbell, Joe Hewitt, John Hoeko and david Rubenstein discuss artifacts.

Sat., April 26 Arkville Underground

1 p.m. Reading the Land: Arkville Underground, Lynda Carroll, Public Archaeology Facility, Binghamton University, presents evidence of Paleo-Indians along the East Branch. HSM members $2, non-members $4

Sat., May 10 Penny Social and Pie Sale

2-4 p.m. Penny Social, Silent Auction and Pie Sale. Free admission. A Raise the Roof fundraiser!

June 7-8 Headwaters History Weekend; Concert Sunday

Many historic sites and organizations in Middletown, Andes and Roxbury open their doors to visitors Sat. and Sun, June 7 and 8. Open House at HSM Hall and Grounds on Sunday from 11-3. “The Good Old Way: Music and Memories of the Old School Baptist Church,” with ethnomusicologist Ben Bath and area singers, at 2 p.m. […]

Fred Travis portrayed Dr. Robert Waterbury

Sat., June 21 Living History Cemetery Tour

4-7 p.m. Our Third Annual Living History Cemetery Tour is at Sanford Cemetery, Co. Rte. 6 (New Kingston Rd.),Dunraven. Meet 9 men and women from Middldtown’s past. $12 adults, $5 kids under 12. Reservations required. 845-586-4736

Tom Jeffers explains the history and workings of the couple's 1930 Model T.

Fri., July 11, A Summer Soiree

5-8 p.m. An informally elegant evening featuring light fare, player piano favorites and tours of this Victorian home, gardens and Carriage House. Tastings of home-made hard cider, croquet on the lawn, old fashioned porch sittin’!  Period dress welcome! Tom and Connie Jeffers residence, 191 Walnut St., Margaretville. $40/person; $75/couple. Reservations encouraged. 845-586-4878. A Raise the […]

The return engagement of the Balladeers met with enthusiastic response

Sun., Aug. 24, “Rise Up Singing: Best Loved Folk Songs”

1 p.m. A concert by 77th Regimental Balladeers, assisted by the HSM Kazoo Band! $10 adults, $5 kids under 12. Come early and bring a picnic!

Sun., Sept. 14, “60 Years Gone: Remembering Arena”

1 p.m. A slide show presented by author Diane Galusha on a community lost to the Pepacton Reservoir. HSM members $2; non-members $4

Volunteers Kacey Chuili and Tony Tulumello are all smiles

Sat., Sept. 27 Cauliflower Festival

Cauliflower Festival, Food, art and community exhibits, kids activities, Tractor Parade, “Animals on the Farm” exhibit in the History Tent. Free. Maragretville Village Park. 10-3

Eleanor and Charles Mager were among more than 40 people who enjoyed ham, scalloped potatoes and much more.

Sun., Oct. 26 Annual Meeting and Luncheon

“History of Skiing in the Catskills,” an illustrated talk by author George Quinn. Reservations required. $15