New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo experienced the fun and beauty of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River from a raft on June 30 when he brought his Catskills Challenge to western Sullivan County. Read more
Highland History Hike at the Minisink Battleground, 2pm. Presented by Sullivan County Historian John Conway and Town of Highland Historians Peter Barnes and Debra Conway. Weather permitting. Free and open to the public. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commemoration of the Battle of Minisink at the battleground, 4pm. Sponsored by The Delaware Company in collaboration with the Sullivan County Historical Society. Takes place rain or shine and admission is free and open to the public.
Annual commemoration of the Battle of Minisink at the Battleground Park in Minisink Ford, 4pm. There is a full slate of activities that day starting at 1pm, including a roundtable discussion at 2pm and guided tours of the battleground and more. Free. 845/252-6660.
Take a hike & learn about the Battle of Minisink at the Minisink Battleground Park, 10am. 570/685-4871.
The Towpath Trail, which runs along the Delaware River underneath the Roebling Bridge in Minisink Ford is depicted at left, on August 25. The photo on the right was taken on August 29 at the same location following Hurricane Irene’s visit to the region. The National Park Service has been attempting to restore the walking path since 2009, but various flooding events such as this one have prevented the permanent re-opening of the trail.