Sullivan’s history of Voorheesville reprinted

NEW SCOTLAND — The New Scotland Historical Association has republished the book, Voorheesville, New York: A Sketch of the Beginning of a Nineteenth-Century Railroad Town, written by the village of Voorheesville historian, Dennis Sullivan.   

This book will be available at Phillips Hardware in Voorheesville for $15 through the holidays.

Whether you live in Voorheesville, are just interested in local history, or know of someone else who is interested, this would make an excellent addition to any library. 

Dennis Sullivan is a poet who lives with his wife, Georgia Gray, in the oldest house in the incorporated village of Voorheesville.

He has advanced degrees in Greek and Latin as well as a master’s degree and Ph.D. in criminal justice.  He has taught every level of student from kindergarten to seventh-year doctoral students.

He has written on local history and Colonial history, as well as restorative justice and other forms of non-violent conflict resolution.

Sullivan has written many books, and his book on Voorheesville was recognized by Wendell Tripp of the New York History journal as one of the best local history books written.

Stop by Phillips Hardware to purchase your copy. Or come to the historical association gathering on Dec. 3 for its annual Christmas program, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem.
Editor’s note: Ethie Moak is the publicist for the New Scotland Historical Association

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