The Greig family from England was just one of the many families of interest mentioned in the Halfway Brook Series. Here are two photos of the outside of their huge home from the early 1960s—thanks to J. Meyer.
Monthly Archives: May 2014
On July 15, 1864, an Erie Railroad train carrying about 833 Confederate prisoners and 125 Union Guards to the prison camp at Elmira, NY, collided with a coal train between Shohola and Lackawaxen. About 48 prisoners and 17 guards were … Continue reading
If anyone is interested, this is the information regarding Memorial ceremonies on Monday, Mary 26, 2014. 10 a.m.—Ceremonies start at VFW. 1 p.m—Shohola Historical Society ceremonies in Barryville. The Shohola Caboose Museum is now open on Saturdays and Sundays until … Continue reading
Kate Stege was one of the fascinating people in the Town of Highland. This Sunday Mirror Magazine section article from February 27, 1938 is courtesy of the Bosch family. If you click the section, it will enlarge.
This list mainly includes the heads of families, so the wives and children are usually not listed. Also some names were hard to discern, so in some cases were not included. The folks were born in New York, unless otherwise … Continue reading
In my mother’s super collection was a Lumberland Centennial booklet, which includes a list of Lumberland Town supervisors from 1798 to 1976. (Click on the image to read.) There are more familiar names in this 1840 census, including Johnston, writer … Continue reading