Dryden Town Historical Society, Tompkins County, New York

Welcome

IT’S OFFICIAL!  THE DRYDEN TOWN

HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAS A NEW HOME

AT THE SOUTHWORTH

HOMESTEAD

 

Southworth House Gala (click here for photos)

Southworth House Plates

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Welcome to the Dryden Town Historical Society. We are located in the village of Dryden, at 14 North Street, 10 miles from both Ithaca and Cortland.

We have new programs and exhibits monthly. Please stop in and chat with our staff and docents, and enjoy this wonderful opportunity to learn about the history of Dryden.

For a future DTHS program on Memorable Characters in the Town of Dryden, we would like to include, Florence Montgomery Southworth, John H Southworth, and Rebecca Southworth Simpson.  If you have stories or memories to add, please let the program committee know.

UPCOMING EVENTS (See “Events” tab for more details)

“History Under Foot and

Resources for Discovering It”

  • Wednesday, April 9th 
  • Dryden Village Hall    

    7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)  

David Waterman will lead a presentation about the history of his property on Lot 59 in the town of Dryden.   His search lead beyond just his own property and included the settlers of the south-east corner of the town of Dryden.

History Under Foot

“Op” Sale

  • Friday and Saturday May 2nd and May 3rd
  • Southworth Homestead


Annual Meeting

  • Thursday, May 29
  • 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)  

  Dryden Village Hall    

A presentation by Betsey Van Sickel on the Montgomery Family.

 

2nd Annual Homestead Antique Fair

  • June 28 and 29, Saturday/Sunday

 

Address

14 North Street
P.O. Box 69
Dryden, NY 13053

Contact

607-844-9209
drydennyhistory@gmail.com

Hours

Saturday, 10am - 1pm
Or by appointment

drawing by Cynthia Cantu

Mailing List

Send an email to drydennyhistory@gmail.com to be kept informed of upcoming events.