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Mail your cheque to:
Cairo Historical Society
PO Box 803
Local pick up can be arranged at the Cairo Town Hall on Main St. Cairo.
For more information call Sylvia Hasenkopf 518/821-3852 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
All proceeds go to supporting the Cairo Historical Society's projects.
Our Books on Local History:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
1. Portrait of the Past - A photographic journey into Cairo's Past. $15.00 plus $1.20 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $3.00 shipping and handling
2. Legs Diamond, Gangster by Patrick E. Downey - Brand New in 2012 - This extremely well researched book on the legendary "Legs Diamond" is a must read. Hard to put down with many new, previously unpublished facts about his life and times. $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $3.25 shipping and handling
3. Historic Places in Greene County by the Greene County Historical Society - This truly amazing hardcover book has 276 pages of breathtaking historic images and contemporary photos of historic places and homes in Greene County. Each designated site has detailed histories. Published by Flint Mine Press. The book is 9 inches by 12 inches. Price $50.00 plus $4.00 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $4.00 shipping and handling.
4. May God in His Mercy Spare our Lives, the Civil War Letters and Diary of Eseck G. Wilber, 120th NYV, this book captures the Civil War exploits of Eseck G. Wilber, who was just 21 when he volunteered for the Union Army in August of 1862. He was full of youthful arrogance and pride which slowly eroded as disease, hunger and death surrounded him. Eseck was at the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg before he was captured by the Rebels at James City, Va and sent to Libby Prison. Moved to Pemberton, then Belle Isle and finally Andersonville, GA, Eseck saw first hand the deprivations of his fellow soldiers. Eseck's 80 letters and his diary tell the tale of his military exploits and his incarceration by the South. $24.99 plus $2.01 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $3.25 shipping and handling.
5. Catskill Peak Experiences:
Mountaineering Tales of Endurance, Survival, Exploration & Adventure
from the Catskill 3500 Club - edited by Carol Stone White
This book details the 101 true stories of high adventure in the High Peaks. More than 1,700 men and women have successfully completed their quest to conquer the 35 Catskill Mountain peaks over 3,500 feet to gain entrance into the Catskill 3500 Club. Read about their "peak" experiences. $19.95 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus shipping of $2.75.
6. The Hudson Valley in the Ice Age - A
Geological History and Tour - by Robert and Johanna Titus
Join Professors Robert and Johanna Titus on a tour of the Hudson Valley and see this familiar region with new eyes - the eyes of geologists who see a half-mile thick sheet of ice grinding its way down the valley and overtopping even the highest mountains, then slowly retreating and leaving behind a picturesque scenery sculpted by the ice, a scenery that inspired America's first school of painters and the pioneers of American landscape architecture. $17.95 plus $1.44 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus shipping of $2.50)
Our DVD's on Local History:
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Prohibition Story - New in 2011 - Master storyteller and Pulitzer
Prize winning author William Kennedy recounts the fascinating and
violent exploits of gangster-bootlegger Jack "Legs" Diamond during the
Prohibition Era. $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $3.00 shipping and handling.
The New York Capitol Fire
- New in 2011 - On the morning of March 29th 1911 a massive fire ripped
through the New York State Capitol - a building that had taken 30 years
to complete. This documentary incorporates stunning photographic images,
dramatic reenactments and interviews to unravel the mysteries of the
fire's origin, spread and aftermath. Cost is $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax
(NYS residents only) and $3.00 shipping
Sweet Violets - New in
2012 - The surprising story of the Violet Capital of the World -
Rhinebeck, New York. Sweet Violets tells the forgotten story of the
violet industry in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. The
documentary includes interviews with historians and violet growers,
along with rare film footage, vintage photographs, 19th century music,
postcards, poetry and art. Cost is $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS
residents only) and $3.00 shipping and
Catskill Mountain House and
the World Around -
New in 2010. Tobe Carey's masterful documentary of the Catskill Mountain
House and its impact on local and national history. A must see for local
history enthusiasts! Cost is $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents
only) and $3.00 for shipping and handling.
Deep Water: Building the
Catskill Water System - Deep Water chronicles the true story of the
building of the Catskill Water System that feeds New York City's
insatiable thirst for clean water. It is the tale of heroism and
heartbreak, political maneuvering, lost villages, brilliant engineering
and the power struggle between New York City and the Catskills. Cost is
$20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents only) and $3.00 shipping and handling.
Greene County, USA - Greene
County, USA chronicles the growth of this unique county and the great number
of "historic firsts" made by its inhabitants. From early flint mines of
prehistoric times to the tensions of the Revolutionary War that resulted in
kidnappings and murder, to Greene County inventions of national importance,
this documentary will educate, entertain and delight audiences of all ages.
Cost is $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents only) and $3.00 shipping and handling.
Rails to the Catskills
is a history of the dynamic railroad industry in the Catskills of New York
State. Catskill railroads have roots in the canals of the 1820's and the
post Civil War boom.
The film explores:
For Love of Trains
Canajoharie & Catskill Railroad
Before Railroads - the D&H Canal
New York, Ontario & Western Railroad
Ulster & Delaware Railroad
Catskill Mountain Railway/Otis Elevating Railway
Wallkill Valley Railroad
West Shore Railroad
Delaware & Ulster Railroad
Catskill Mountain Railroad
Rails & Trails Conflict
Rails to the Catskills uses original footage, contemporary and vintage photographs, postcards, rare films, railfan-movies, newspapers, and historic archives. Cost is $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents only) and $3.00 shipping and handling.
Our Heartwood Boxes: all boxes have "Cairo, NY" on them except for the Cairo Historical Logo box
Our Knives with boxes:
Premier knife and box: $30.00 plus $2.40 sales tax (NYS residents only) $7.00 shipping
Deer box with knife NK1026
Eagle box with knife NK1003
Wolf box wit knife NK1914
Staghorn Knife with Box: $25.00 plus $2.00 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $5.00 shipping
Deer box with knife NL1028
Eagle box with knife NL1006
Horse box with knife NL1307
Knife with box: $20.00 plus $1.60 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $5.00 shipping
Wildlife box with knife NK6064
Eagle box with knife NK6005
Deer box with knife NK6028
Wolf box with knife NK6018
Fish box with knife NK6071
Cairo Historical Society Logo box with image of the Shinglekill Falls (box is 3.25" by 4.25"): $25.00 plus $2.00 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $7.00 shipping
Tiny Treasures Series: all boxes are $12.00 each plus $.96 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $4.00 shipping
Rectangular boxes: 3" by 2"
20032 20015 20051
20025 20003 20962
20072 20055 20040
N22100 N22001 N22308
Heart shaped boxes:
N24130 N24308 N24170
Two set Playing cards in box: $25.00 plus $2.00 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus shipping $7.00
Cribbage Set in box: $25.00 plus $2.00 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus shipping $7.00
Our License Plate Toppers: $50.00 plus $4.00 sales Tax (NYS residents only) plus $7.00 shipping
Our 14 oz.mug with the Cairo Historical Society Logo: $9.99 plus $.80 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $8.00 shipping.
Other items on Local History:
The Cairo Historical Society's first Cairo Herald 2011, a four page re-creation of Cairo's own newspaper. Articles, pictures and advertisements are from the Prohibition Era. Cost is $1.00 for local pickup and $2.00 to mail. A collector's item.
The 8 page second edition of the Cairo Herald 2012 is now available for sale. Chock full of entertaining tidbits, newspaper articles, advertising and pictures from Cairo's Prohibition Era. Cost is $1.00 for local pickup and $2.00 to mail. A collector's item.
The Cairo Herald 2013 is also an 8 page edition and is jammed full of stories, advertising and pictures of the Town of Cairo in the 1920's Cost is $1.00 for local pickup and $2.00 to mail.
Editions 2011, 2012, 2013 for $3.00 local pickup and $2.00 to mail.
Get your own Temperance and TommyGuns T-Shirt. Black with white lettering and white with black lettering. Sizes M, L, XL, XXL. $15.00 each tshirt plus $1.20 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $2.50 shipping. Above is the logo which appears on the back of the Tshirt. The front has a Cairo, NY on the left breast area.
Town of Cairo Blanket Throw - A beautiful 50 inch by 70 inch blanket throw. Ideal for covering up while watching TV or reading. Manufactured in the USA. Depicted on the throw are iconic scenes from the Town of Cairo - the WW 1 Memorial fountain in Town, the Almshouse, the Greene County Fairgrounds, Shingle Kill Falls and Grist mill and many others. A must have! Cost is $55 plus $4.40 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $12.00 shipping.
Town of Cairo Baseball Cap - In six different colors - blue, green, brown, black, white and wheat. Only $15 per hat plus $1.20 sales tax (NYS residents only) plus $4.00 shipping. Pick up available at the Cairo Town Hall. Red caps now available!
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