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Fort Delaware Opens for 2024

Good Morning: It is my pleasure to announce that Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History in Narrowsburg, NY will be opening for the 2024 season at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25. Of course, by the time we open for the public that day, we will have already entertained hundreds of students from school districts […]

Celebrate Trails at Minisink Battleground

The Delaware Company Hosts Highland History Hike Photos by Dan Hust BARRYVILLE—In what has become a tradition over the past few years, The Delaware Company will be commemorating national Celebrate Trails Day a day late when it hosts another Highland History Hike at the Minisink Battleground Park on Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m. The […]

History of Sullivan County classes return

Popular Six Week Course Begins March 13 with All New Material BARRYVILLE—The Barryville based non-profit history education group, The Delaware Company and Sullivan County Historian John Conway have announced that the popular six-week long History of Sullivan County course will once again be offered this year after a four year pause that began with the […]

Fort Delaware begins 2024 season

NARROWSBURG – Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History will re-open for the 2024 season on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27. The Fort, located on the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway at 6615 Route 97 in Narrowsburg, is owned by Sullivan County and operated by the Barryville-based non-profit history […]

Bring Your Elementary School Class to 2024 Student Days

Welcome to the living history of Cushetunk, the first permanent European settlement in the Upper Delaware River Valley, established by Connecticut pioneers in the 1750s. Experience life on the colonial frontier from the 1750s through the 1780s. Learn about the Indigenous People and their interaction with the European settlers, visit with a working blacksmith, explore […]

The Delaware Company Awarded Grant

“A Divided Settlement” Exhibit-in-Progress Garners Funding RICHMOND HILL, GA— The Barryville-based non-profit history education group, The Delaware Company is among the recipients of the 2023 Preserving America Grants awarded by Americana Corner. The grant will be used to help fund a permanent exhibit at Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History in Narrowsburg, which is operated […]

Fort Delaware hiring for 2024 season

NARROWSBURG—The non-profit history education group, The Delaware Company, which operates Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History in Narrowsburg, NY is looking for a few good men—and women. The Delaware Company is now hiring costumed interpreters for seasonal employment at Fort Delaware for about 32 hours per week from May thru October. An educational background in […]

Minisink Trail Project Announced

BARRYVILLE — On November 13, 2012, the non-profit history education group, The Delaware Company of NY was officially incorporated. Originally formed by a small group of men and women dedicated to promoting and supporting the history and historic landmarks of the Upper Delaware River Valley and beyond, The Delaware Company has been actively doing just […]

Fort Delaware Revival Begins

NARROWSBURG — Due to the efforts of The Delaware Company and many volunteers, Saturday’s revival of activities at Fort Delaware Museum of Colonial History was a great success. It attracted over 120 people, and enhanced the colonial vibe of the stockaded settlement. Basking in the sun that was a welcome change from recent rains, even […]

Declaring Independence

Fort Delaware reopens for a day, to mark a momentous day NARROWSBURG, NY — The call went out: come hear the news. The residents clustered around a wagon, on which stood the visitor—a town crier, bringing word from the Continental Congress, who unrolled a long scroll and began to read. This was, of course, July […]