Delaware County Historical Association Hosts Opening Day Event May 23 - Revolutionary War Talk & Walk

Saturday, May 23 - Memorial Day Weekend - marks the summer opening of the historic buildings of the Delaware County Historical Association, including the 1797 Gideon Frisbee House – “The Birthplace of Delaware County.” Located just north of the village of Delhi alongside the picturesque Delaware River, the museum features several buildings of interest, in addition to the Federal-style Frisbee House: a one-room schoolhouse, gunsmith shop, blacksmith shop, tollgate and more. Explore the rich history of rural America!

Also explore our two exhibit galleries and gift shop, or stop by for a picnic and a walk along our beautiful nature trail and stroll through Lilac Lane, the park that now includes over 125 lilac bushes.

Historic Buildings and Exhibit Galleries hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 11am - 4pm.

H. Fletcher Davidson Library and Archives hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10am - 3pm.

A special opening day event will take place on Saturday, May 23 at 2:00 pm. Visit the museum for a presentation featuring facts and stories from Delaware County during the time of the American Revolutionary War - including the event where over 200 patriot soldiers got lost on nearby Elk Creek. Participants will be able to take a guided mini-hike of DCHA's nature trail which runs through the historic Frisbee Family cemetery and roughly follows the route on which the soldiers got lost 237 years ago. Registration is appreciated, but not required. Free admission. Call 607-746-3849 or e-mail