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Downsville, New York 13755
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Colchester People Places Remembered, 1792-1992 Paperback Bicentennial Edition

A Project of the Colchester Historical Society

Edited by Thomas A. Flannery, Susan Koon, Arthur M. Merrill

Copyright: 1992 Colchester Historical Society, Downsville, New York, 2011 Paperback edition.

This book contains 413 pages of local history of the first two hundred years of Colchester.  It includes local lore, oral histories, poetry, photographs, maps, pamphlets, statistics, diagrams, charts and an 1986 Inventory of the Colchester Historical Society Collection.

To order your copy, please fill in the order form and mail it with your check for $25 plus $5.75 shipping and handling.
 Copies also available at the Delaware County Historical Association bookstore, www.dcha-ny.org

2018 Calendar--Pleasant Valley to Pepacton Reservoir

 

Pleasant Valley to Pepacton Reservoir
A Pictorial History of the Pepacton Reservoir Construction

Reservoir cover 2018
2018
Colchester Historical Society

 

Construction of the Pepacton Reservoir is the theme of our 2018 calendar.  This expanded calendar features 25 pages of captioned photographs, plus a total of 57 images from the Colchester Historical Society’s archives showing every phase of construction from the initial construction site setup in 1947 to the first water over the dam spillway in 1953.  To order your copy please fill in the order form and mail it with your check for $25 plus $5.75 shipping and handling.

 

Interpretive Historical Signs Project Booklet

Copyright 2013 Colchester Historical Society, Downsville, New York

This twenty page booklet provides a driving tour with GPS locations of the twelve interpretive signs placed throughout Colchester Township and a copy of each sign.

To order your copy, please fill in the order form and mail it with your check for $5 plus $3.00 shipping and handling.

Copies may also be purchased at the Colchester Town Hall, 72 Tannery Road, Downsville, New York 13755.


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  Interpretive Sign Project