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Cemetery Stroll honors veterans May 28

The second in a series of Sunday Cemetery Strolls will be offered by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m. at Margaretville Cemetery, Cemetery Road just off upper Main Street (NYS Route 30) The one-hour tour on this Memorial Day Weekend will be a tribute to veterans.  Tickets […]

HSM offers Sunday Cemetery Strolls

HSM offers Sunday Cemetery Strolls

A series of four Sunday Cemetery Strolls will be offered by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown starting Sunday, April 30 with a guided walking tour of the Clovesville Cemetery just west of the Village of Fleischmanns on old Route 28. The one-hour tour begins at 2 p.m. and includes the adjoining Bnai […]

HSM plans 2017 season

The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown is preparing an exciting new season of local history programming. Pick up a copy of the HSM 2017 calendar February 18 at the former Miller’s Drug Store, Main St., Margaretville during Sweet on Main. The Society will hold a bake sale and will exhibit items from its […]

Ledgers from the Delaware County Poorhouse will be on display at the meeting.

Poorhouse talk at Annual Meeting Oct. 22

An illustrated talk on the Delaware County Poorhouse will be presented Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown’s annual meeting and luncheon. The event begins at noon at the HSM hall, 778 Cemetery Road, Margaretville. It will include a report on HSM’s activities over the past year. Current and prospective […]

1950s Middletown farming at Cauliflower Festival

A look back at the mid-20th century when there were nearly 200 family farms in the Town of Middletown will be offered in the History Tent at the Cauliflower Festival Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 to 4 in Margaretville Village Park. Sponsored by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, the tent will feature […]

HSM seeks photos of 1950s farm life

The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown is preparing to mount an exhibit focused on farming in the 1950s in the History Tent of the Cauliflower Festival September 24. If you have images you’d like to share, contact Diane Galusha, 845-586-4973 to arrange to have them scanned, or email your scanned photos to history@catskill.net. […]

Melodrama, Pie Social August 20

Some old fashioned entertainment will be offered by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown Saturday, Aug. 20 when a troupe of local players presents “Middletown! A Melodrama” at 1 p.m. at the HSM Hall, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville. The short play, with music, will be followed by a pie social. Admission of $5 […]

A century of Margaretville Telephone recounted June 4

An illustrated talk, “Can you hear me now? Margaretville Telephone Company at 100,” will be presented Saturday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, 778 Cemetery Road, Margaretville. The free program, a collaboration between HSM and MTC, celebrates the centennial of the family-owned company. Vintage equipment and memorabilia […]

Headwaters History Days June 3-5

Headwaters History Days June 3-5

Headwaters History Days 2016 features programs, exhibits, concerts, open houses, tours and workshops from Olive to Andes along the newly designated Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway (NYS Route 28). Fifteen historic sites and organizations will celebrate the history, culture, folklife and landscape of the Central Catskills in this Signature Byway Event of the Town of Middletown. […]

5th Annual Cemetery Tour coming up

Eight men and women, whose lives were woven into the tapestry of local lore, will return to tell their stories at the Fifth Annual Living History Cemetery Tour Saturday, June 18 at the Halcott Cemetery, Bouton Road, Halcott. The popular event combines history, theater and family stories. It is sponsored by the Historical Society of […]