Chase away the winter blahs and visit the Delaware County Historical Association on Saturday afternoon, January 18 for an afternoon of sundry and delectable delights. At 2 pm members of the museum staff will begin reading from a variety of historic diaries and narratives – all drawn from the museum’s collections. While guests relax and listen to the readings, enjoy an array of sumptuous desserts. Tea and coffee will also be served.
Excerpts that will be presented include those from the diaries of James Dezell (Franklin/Treadwell), Miles Heine (Meredith), Katherine Scudder (Halcottsville) and Maude Sturgess (Hobart). Additional journals, newspaper articles and letters will introduce audience members to the lives of Caroline Van Derwerken (Sidney) and John and Mary Sherwood (Delhi).
2020 marks DCHA’s 75th Anniversary – our “Diamond Jubilee.” To celebrate this auspicious occasion, we will also read excerpts from diaries, letters, etc. that shine the light on DCHA’s history.
To enjoy this delectable and – dare we say it, decadent – afternoon, please reserve your space by January 17. Cost: $10.00 per person.
Call DCHA at 607.746.3849 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve or for more information.