Where to find us

Walton Historical Society
9 Townsend St
Walton, 13856
 
Phone: +1 607/8655895 +1 607/8655895

Email: whs@waltonhistoricalsociety.org

 

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Current Exhibits

Our exhibits change regularly. Contact our team to be informed about our current exhibits.

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Walton Historical Society
Walton Historical Society

Walton Historical Society

Preserving the best of yesterday for its enjoyment tomorrow

Events

Past Events

2014 Events

Sunday, May 18
Fly-In Breakfast fundraiser at the White Birch Airport, Sands Creek Road, Hancock, NY

Wednesday, Thursday, July 4 & 5
Walton Historical Society Tag Sale at 10 South Street, Walton.

Wednesday, Thursday, July 4 & 5
Root Beer Float Sales Tent at Neahwa Park Celebration, Oneonta.

2013 Events

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wilson Chicken BBQ at Country Store

Month of May
Bob Wyer's Delaware County: Photographs from the mid- 20th Century Visit WHS to view rarely-seen images from local photojournalist Bob Wyer (1908-1982). Wyer's career ran from the late 1930s into the 1970s. His photographs covered a wide range of activities and events in Delaware County, including: school & family groups, fairs, farming, street scenes, accidents, fires, floods and even, in a few instances, murders and trials. This display is on loan from the Delaware County Historical Society.

Sunday, May 19 - 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fly-In Breakfast at the White Birch Airport, Sands Creek Road, Hancock, NY

June 15th thru July 15th
One of the largest antique shoe displays in New York. This display was donated to the WHS from local business owner, Ben Cucciarre, of Tony’s Shoe Store. Ben & Frank’s grandfather, Guiseppe Guerra opened a shoe store in Walton in the early 1900’s.

June 29th – 11 a.m.
A feature film by Norm Struder about the construction of the Cannonsville reservoir along the west branch of the Delaware River will be presented. The film is on loan from the Delaware County Historical Association.

August 12th – 17th
Visit WHS booth at the fair and buy your tickets to our Living Cemetery History Tour “If Gravestones could talk”. Tickets are $5.00 a person or $10.00 for family. Also on display will be our historical books and our 2014 calendar for purchase.

September 14th - 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
(rain date September 21st)
“If Gravestones could talk” a Living Cemetery History Tour at the Walton Cemetery, Fancher Avenue, Walton, NY
Click here for details, oncluding where to get tickets.

October 12th - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit our booth at the American Cancer Society Harvest Festival at the Delaware County Fair Grounds. Purchase tickets for the Christmas Home Tour in December. Tickets are $5.00 a person.

December 7th – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WHS Christmas Home Tour. We invite you and yours to enjoy the spirit of the yuletide when six beautifully decorated homes will open their doors for this tour.

2012 Events

September 29, 2012 - 3rd Annual Delaware Co. Historic Home Tour from 10 AM until 3 PM. Click here for more information.

November 24 – December 22, 2012 – Christmas at the Eells House. This year we will have a large display of Nativity Scenes and a large collection of Ken Starter’s woodcarvings. These are two collections you won’t want to miss!

April 21, 2012  Chicken Bar-B-Q at the Country Store on Main Street.

March, 2012  Every Saturday will be "Photo Day." We are asking that community members bring in their old or new photos, provide some history in regards to the photos and allow us to scan them for our archives. Every Saturday will have a different time period. For example, one Saturday will be 1900-1930s or 1940-1960s.

May 20, 2012  Fly-in Breakfast at White Birch Airport.

May 19, 2012  The Walton Cemetery Association and the Walton Historical Society are sponsoring a short cemetery tour and a hands-on workshop on How to Best Clean Old and Historic Gravestones. Marianne Greenfield from Delhi, a 16-year member of the Assocaition for Gravestone Studies and past trustee of the AGS Board, will be the presenter.

August 13-18, 2012 – We will be at the Delaware County Fair. Please stop in to visit with us and get information on our Historic Home and Building Tour on September 29th.

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