civil war

By Time and the Valleys Museum on Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 - 8:58 am
A presentation by former resident and geologist Robert Day on companies C&D of the 1st NY Mounted Rifles in the Civil War and the war’s effect on the Tri-county area. Refreshments are included.
By Time and the Valleys Museum on Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 - 8:48 am
Visitors to Lake Mohonk saw a very different place during the Civil War. Find out just how different as author Robi Josephson traces the earliest days of the mountain house. Ms. Josephson’s book, Mohonk Mountain House and Preserve will be available for... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 28, 2015 - 12:52 pm
Above: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason perform "Ashokan Farewell." It took Catskills fiddler Jay Ungar less than an hour to write "Ashokan Farewell," a haunting fiddle tune that has become an iconic folk song covered by legions of fans and memorably used by... Read more
By dgalusha on Saturday, May. 25, 2013 - 3:43 pm
By stonefort on Friday, May. 24, 2013 - 3:26 pm
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2012 - 12:59 pm
Above: Kim and Reggie Harris sing "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum," in Albany in 2010. In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the West Kortright Centre is hosting two concerts this weekend that feature 19th century songs, music, parody and prose about... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 - 3:48 pm
Above: The grave of a 15-year-old Civil War soldier in Warren County, NY. Photo by Flickr user Diane Cordell. Published under Creative Commons license. New York History has a feature story today about Laura Smith, a Wawarsing resident who works with a... Read more
By Matthew Perry on Friday, May. 27, 2011 - 12:12 pm
This Memorial Day weekend the Walton Historical Society will sponsor a real-time trip to Civil War-era camps and battlefields at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.  The Blue and the Gray will pitch their tents on Friday, May 27, march through the village of... Read more


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