Colchester Historical Society

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Downsville, New York 13755
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Colchester People Places Remembered, 1792-1992 Paperback Bicentennial Edition

A Project of the Colchester Historical Society

Edited by Thomas A. Flannery, Susan Koon, Arthur M. Merrill

Copyright: 1992 Colchester Historical Society, Downsville, New York, 2011 Paperback edition.

This book contains 413 pages of local history of the first two hundred years of Colchester.  It includes local lore, oral histories, poetry, photographs, maps, pamphlets, statistics, diagrams, charts and an 1986 Inventory of the Colchester Historical Society Collection.

To order your copy, please fill in the order form and mail it with your check for $25 plus $5.75 shipping and handling.
Sold out at this time.  Some copies are available at the Delaware County Historical Association bookstore, www.dcha-ny.org

Interpretive Historical Signs Project Booklet

Copyright 2013 Colchester Historical Society, Downsville, New York

This twenty page booklet provides a driving tour with GPS locations of the twelve interpretive signs placed throughout Colchester Township and a copy of each sign.

To order your copy, please fill in the order form and mail it with your check for $5 plus $3.00 shipping and handling.

Copies may also be purchased at the Colchester Town Hall, 72 Tannery Road, Downsville, New York 13755.

2017 Historical Society Calendar

Copyright 2017 Colchester Historical Society, Downsville, New York

Our new 2017 calendar is  8 ˝ x 11 inches with a spiral binding and tab for hanging. This twenty-page calendar contains black and white and color images of the train stations, construction of the railway line, railroad workers and events on the line from 1905 to its closing in 1942. Images are from the Historical Society’s collection.   The calendar also gives an overview of the history of the Railroad and a timeline of events.    Calendars are $18 with a special holiday price of 2 calendars for $35.  The numbers of copies is limited, so purchase yours soon and help make this fundraiser a success 

To order your 2017 Calendar, please fill in the order form and mail it with your check for $18 plus $6 shipping and handling.

 

A Great Dream
Railroad Development along the East Branch of the Delaware River
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Colchester Historical Society 2017 Calendar

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  Interpretive Sign Project