By Fred Stabbert III
Town of Delaware Supervisor Ed Sykes sat back in his seat last Wednesday night, looking his...
From industry moguls and movie stars to young families looking for a better way of life, newcomers to Sullivan County are dazzled by our natural beauty and abundant outdoor pursuits. Here, you can watch bald eagles soar above sparkling lakes and streams. You can fly-fish in the very waters (Beaverkill & Willowemoc) where the sport was born.
You can raft the rapids of the Delaware River (part of the National Park system) or hike to the top of a mountain (part of the Catskill Park). We’re also home to world-class galleries, internationally acclaimed chamber ensembles, an opera company, Equity-theater and cabaret, plus a host of street fairs and festivals (In 1969, we hosted Woodstock, the biggest festival of them all).
This site is now home to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a state-of-the-art performing arts venue that can seat 17,000 people for a wide variety of acts that have included, Dave Matthews, Tony Bennett, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the New York Philharmonic, among others.