Get Adobe Flash player
SCHS Calendar
October 2014
S M T W T F S
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
Home
Now ShowingFABULOUS FOOTWEAR

article thumbnail

FABULOUS  FOOTWEAR  EXHIBIT The Sullivan County Historical Society has a new exhibit displaying footwear from great-grandma’s era (pre 1900) to the 1960’s.  Many styles of today resemble shoes [ ... ]


Now ShowingWoodstock Exhibit Now Open

article thumbnail

The words of Max Yasgur, on whose farm the Woodstock Festival took place during three steamy August days during the summer of 1969, delighted the hundreds of thousands of young people who had gath [ ... ]


Civil War
article thumbnail

Hardly had the soil settled on the fresh dug graves holding the victims from Company B who were kill [ ... ]


Civil War
article thumbnail

Patriotic fever spread throughout the farms and forests of Sullivan County during the late summer of [ ... ]


Railroads
article thumbnail

"An open switch on the O&W railroad at Mountaindale caused a disastrous accident to the south bo [ ... ]


News - Announcements

Web-Logo-ColorVOLUNTEERS WANTED

Do you like history? Do you like genealogy? The Sullivan County Historical Society in Hurleyville (the Museum and Research Center) is looking for volunteers in many areas, especially genealogy. No specific skills are required but enthusiasm is a must! Two to four hours a week (or more) would be desirable.

 

 

Call the Museum or drop by for more information, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm or Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm. 845-434-8044

 
Awards - History Preserver

SULLIVAN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY HISTORY PRESERVER AWARD 2014

 

PBBurns-WebPatricia and William Burns

 

The stated mission of the Sullivan County Historical Society has been no better exemplified than through the endeavors of “Pat” and “Bill” Burns. Through their historical knowledge and organizational skills, the Society has developed an excellence in the preservation of Sullivan County history, from the management of archival material to the day-to-day tasks of operating the County Museum. Because of their stewardship, the Society continues to remain viable, even in these days of economical and technological challenges.

Read more...

 
Awards - History Makers

SULLIVAN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY HISTORY MAKER AWARD 2014

 

logolongbeards2Sullivan County Long Beards

Since the very earliest days of Sullivan County history, the county’s forests and streams have provided both sport and subsistence to outdoor enthusiasts. Over the years, the exploits of these sportsmen have been well chronicled, from the early writings of James Quinlan to the current essays of Sullivan County Historian, John Conway. Among the numerous sportsmen’s clubs throughout the county that share in this heritage, the Sullivan County Long Beards are true representatives. Chartered with the National Wild Turkey Federation, the local chapter has promoted, over the years, the involvement of outdoor activity through education and conservation. The sponsors of numerous programs, the

Sullivan County Long Beards are committed to passing on this heritage, as well as the preservation and improvement of habitat, for future generations.

Read more...

 
News - Museum News

artFALL ADULT DRAWING and PAINTING ART CLASS 2014

Presented by the Sullivan County Historical Society – Instructor: Laurie Kilgore

Adult Art Classes   Drawing and Painting  -  Thursday Night  5:30-7:30pm

October 2nd – December 4th   $200 for the Entire course, or $25 per class

Sullivan County Museum

165 Main St., Hurleyville, NY

For information or to register call 845-434-8044 or Laurie Kilgore at 914-318-1010

 
Multimedia - Video

BugalowcolonyA video by Gary Swartzberg

View Video

 
Login Form
Who's Online
We have 46 guests and 1 member online
Scheduled Events
Thu Dec 04 @05:30PM - 07:30PM
FALL ADULT DRAWING and PAINTING ART CLASS 2014