IT’S OFFICIAL! THE DRYDEN TOWN
HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAS A NEW HOME
AT THE SOUTHWORTH
Welcome to the Dryden Town Historical Society. We are located in the village of Dryden, at 36 West Main 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.
- Friday and Saturday May 2nd and May 3rd
- Southworth Homestead
- 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