Delhi Historical Society Programs

The Library will be hosting Delhi Historical Society Programs again this year on some Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm.

 

Tuesday, May 2nd,6:30, “Upstate Uncovered”

Guest Speaker: Chuck D’Imperio

Mr. “Big Chuck” D’Imperio will speak about his recent book, “Upstate Uncovered.” It will be a very interesting and entertaining evening–100 unique, unusual and overlooked destinations in upstate New York.

Tuesday, May 28th, 6:30, “4 Ever Young”

Our guests, “4 Ever Young,” will be signing a cappella harmony from the ’50’s and ’60’s. The four members have been signing together for five years and have 105 years of barbershop experience between them.

Tuesday, June 25th, 6:30 pm, “Lewis Hine: Photographer and American Progressive”

Speaker: Tim Duerdon 

Mr. Duerdon, the director of the Delaware County Historical Association, will give a slide presentation of his new book, “Lewis Hine: Photographer and American Progressive.” Lewis Hine’s photographs of children at work in cotton mills and coal mines sparked the national movement to end child labor.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 6:30 pm, Bob Wyer’s Images of Delhi

Speaker: Ray LaFever

Mr. LaFever, archivist at the Delaware County Historical Association, will give a presentation on Bob Wyer, focusing on images of the Town and Village of Delhi.

Tuesday, August 27th, 6:30 pm, Bob Wyer: A New Film

Speaker: Ray LaFever

Mr. LaFever, archivist at the Delaware County Historical Association, will present a new film on Delhi photographer, Bob Wyer. The film features interviews with people sharing their memories and photos over Mr. Wyer’s long career.

Tuesday, September 10th, 6:30 pm, Chasing Invasive Fishes

Speaker: Scott Wells

An Aquatic Biologist with the NYSDEC out of Stamford, Scott Wells will be discussing his research and adventures chasing the invasive fishes in various regions.

Tuesday, September 24th, 6:30 pm, Rafting on the Delaware

Speaker: Ed Kruser

Mr. Kruser, a former history teacher at Delaware Academy, will share his knowledge and experiences of “Rafting on the Delaware.” Mr. Kruser is a wonderful speaker, and we guarantee an interesting and informative evening.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 6:30 pm, The Hemlock Bark Tanning Industry

Speaker: Ryan Tripani

Mr. Tripani, the director of forest services for the Catskill Forest Association, will discuss the impact of the hemlock bark tanning industry on Catskill communities and forests. He’ll discuss how he uses hemlock bark in his hobby of converting deerskins into leather.

To learn more about the Delhi Historical Society and its programs, please visit their website:
http://www.delhinyhistory.org/