The MTHS is committed to connecting local residents and visitors with the area’s rich history and culture through:

A postcard of Lanesville Lake looking toward the mountains.

The Osborn House, Windham, NY; “Where Charm and Hospitality Await you.”

Train ride at Rip’s Retreat in Haines Falls.

Contact Town of Hunter historian & MTHS board member Dede Terns-Thorpe at

Read Dede’s weekly local history column “Town of Hunter Tidbits” in the Mountain Eagle and on Porcupine Soup.

Dede is at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville, most Wednesdays from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. to help with history inquiries. An informal, unstructured history meeting is also held at the library the second Monday each month, from 3-4 p.m. All are welcome.

Dede’s new book, Tidbits of the Town of Hunter, is available for purchase  on Amazon and at the MTHS Visitors’ Center.

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