CELEBRATING CATSKILL WATERS: PAST AND PRESENT, Oct. 9, 2014

CELEBRATING CATSKILL WATERS: PAST & PRESENT.. AND EXHIBIT OPENING at TIME AND THE VALLEYS MUSEUM, Oct 9, 2014 , Grahamsville NY (Sullivan county)waterwheel IMG_20141009_170157953 IMG_20141009_165151871_HDR IMG_20141009_164515984_HDR IMG_20141009_160203071
the event began with a tour of the Exhibit, ‘Celebrating Catskill Waters’ (about the Neversink and other local Reservoirs that provide Water to NYC ).
After the tour of the Exhibit… the conference room of the Museum (2nd floor) was the place of the overflow crowd to hear, Museum Board President, Richard Coombe, introduce the speakers including SC. Legislature Vice-chair, Kitty Vetter and Patricia Adams of the Sullivan County Heritage Alliance. Remarks followed by John Bonacic, State Sen. 42 nd Dist, US Congressman Chris Gibson, (19th district) and a representative of the NYC DEP.
After brief speeches by each of the above, Mr Coombe and Museum Trustee, Dorothy Muthig Unveiled the ‘Catskill Farm Project’, which is being put together from donations behind the Museum. (more at “Recreating a Lost Catskill Farm” , ‘http://www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org/explore/a-catskill-farm/ ), on the hill behind the Museum.
After this, was the official unveiling of exhibit. and Reception. An overflowing crowd was in attendance.

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