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TMR Scout Museum Hosts Tuesday Historical Talks

by @ 2:48 pm on July 11, 2022. Tags:
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For those of you in the Narrowsburg area in the Summer of 2022, The TMR Museum is conducting a series of talks on the local history in Sullivan County.

The talks will be held each Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. in open-air Cayuga/Kotohke Cabin at the Museum compound and is hosted by the Museum Co-Director Glenn Pointier. Stop by a bit early and tour the Museum too. Their is no cost for the talks and the Museum is free.

The remaining talks will include:

July 12 – “The Original People” The Lenape used these mountains to hunt, fish, trade with the Mohawks and teach their children.

July 19 – “Local Ghost Stories” From murder on the Stone Arch Bridge to tales by Stephen Crane, legends abound.

July 26 – “Sullivan County History” From Woodstock to the Battle of Minisink to the D&H Canal – a lot happened here.

Aug 2 – “The Nature of TMR” A Bio-Blitz recorded every living thing around Rock Lake during a 24-hour period in 2014 and again in 2016.

Aug 9 – “Remembering Camp Life” Long-time camper and Museum Co-Director Ira Nagel leads a discussion about summer camp at TMR.

Aug 16 – “Tales of the Raftsmen” Stories the lumbermen and rafters told themselves, including “How the Ten Mile River Got Its Name.”


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