Bridge Street PO Box 18 Narrowsburg, NY 12764
The Tusten Historical Society is housed downstairs in the
Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library.
We have our own staff and hours which are
11:00am until 1:00pm (except January and February)
6:00pm until 8:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am until 1:00pm
Other times by
appointment during regular library operating hours.
The history room
is closed when the library is closed.
The quarterly Tusten Roots newsletter comes with
Click here for
the recent issue!
The recent issue
also has a handy membership form on page 7 if you'd like to join!
To become a member
please contact the Tusten Historical Society at:
845.252.3360 or by
In our collection are pictures, scrapbooks, old store ledgers, tax rolls from
1859 to 1956 and books on history of the Upper Delaware River area.
On microfilm are old newspapers, some early church records and the Sullivan
County Federal Census from 1820 to 1920.
We have a growing collection of genealogies of early Tusten residents and
other resources for you to research.
Genealogy research is available for a fee. Please write for
information on charges and what resources are available. Please note
that your genealogy requests will be answered in order received and data
compliled will be sent by regular mail.
Historical Society can be
your roots in the town of Tusten or Narrowsburg, New York?
brief biographies of early settlers to our region please click here.
Hawker, Town of Tusten historian, has written two essays
on the history of the town of Tusten and the hamlet of
Narrowsburg. To read these articles please click on
the photos below.
Town of Tusten to 1900
Town of Tusten from 1900 until the present