Taking a short break from the 1700s. Here is a photo I think was taken in the Town of Highland, I assume at either the Eldred or Barryville Methodist Church. I love the round glasses. My grandmother Myrtie Briggs is … Continue reading
Category Archives: Barryville
Barryville Boarding Houses, 1920–1921 Torwood Farm: Kerr Rose McQuirk Spring House: Christian Meyer Woodland Cottage: Colville Handsome Eddy: Agnes Schwab Maple Grove Farm: Anne Toaspern Cordes Delaware View Inn (Side Hill): Eggers and Rothenback Riverside Cottage: Louis and Mildred Warshauer
My Tuesdays are meatless My Wednesdays are wheatless I am getting more eatless each day. My house is heatless My bed is sheetless They’ve all been sent to the Y.M.C.A.. The bar rooms are treatless My coffee is sweetless, Each … Continue reading
I thought my Halfway Brook readers might enjoy the larger images even though a few of these photos have been posted before: May 1942 Flooding Barryville Afloat. I have rescanned them larger and/or with some tone. Click on photos twice … Continue reading
Do you recognize any of the buildings in this photo? Click on the photo to enlarge it.
My mom grew up in Barryville with the Delaware River viewable from their front porch. Here she is with her brother John and a friend Fred Dieckoff near the Delaware at flood stage when the ice is breaking up.
Less than five miles east of Zane Grey’s future property was an old D&H Canal office building in Barryville that Asher and Carrie Pelton had turned into a Soda Factory. The Pelton Company made their own bottles and filled them … Continue reading
In 1900 Charles M. and Lottie Bradley Colville and their newborn daughter Ruth lived in Barryville. Charles was a farmer. Lottie was a daughter of Isaac and Joanna Bradley. We learn a bit more about the Colville family through letters … Continue reading