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Lectures/discussions

Talk on the Borscht Belt

July 31, 2013

Barry Lewis will speak at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Lewis, an editor and columnist at the Times Herald Record and former waiter and pool manager in the Catskills, will discuss the history of the resorts and give a multimedia presentation on the newspaper's project to make sure the golden age of the Borscht Belt is not forgotten. 845/794-4660.

Archaeologist to speak

July 17, 2013

Maria O'Donovan, historical archaeologist from Binghamton University, will speak about the Public Archaeology Facility's research in the Parksville, NY area at the E. B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.

Program on brass bands

July 27, 2013

The Equinunk Historical Society will present a program on the brass bands of Northeast Pennsylvania, 1pm. Dr. Kenneth Kreitner will tell the story of the brass bands in Wayne County between 1897 and 1901. 570/224-6722.

Owls of the Night Program

July 14, 2013

Owls of the Night Program. Join Park Ranger Szupillo for a program on owls at the Lacawac Sanctuary, 10:30am. Free. 570/689-9494.

Sunday at the museum

July 21, 2013

Linus Myers presents "Jeremiah Gunn, Honesdale’s Unknown Gettysburg hero" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 2pm. Free. 570/253-3240.

Sunday at the museum

July 14, 2013

Linus Myers presents "About a forgotten hero" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 2pm. Free. 570/253-3240.

Civil War-era Shohola train wreck remembered

July 13, 2013

Historical interpreter Ruth Randone speaks about the Shohola Civil War train wreck of 1864 at The Columns Museum, 7pm. Randone will perform a costumed account, followed by a Q&A session and a wine and cheese reception. Donation: $10. RSVP: 570/296-8126.

John Conway 'Working At Play: Entertainment at Sullivan County Resorts'

July 3, 2013

John Conway, Sullivan County Historian, will be kicking off the E.B. Crawford Public Library Summer Lecture Series this year with his program "Working At Play: Entertainment at Sullivan County Resorts," 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.

Great Books Discussion

July 9, 2013

"The Sea-Gull," a play by Anton Chekov, will be discussed at the great books discussion group meeting at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the play are available at the library. New members are always welcome. 845/794-4660.

John Conway at Fort Delaware

July 28, 2013

Sullivan County Historian John Conway discusses Cushetunk resident Daniel Skinner and the birth of the Timber Rafting Industry on the Delaware River at Fort Delaware Museum, 2pm. 845/252-6660.

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