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The Sullivan County Chamber Foundation (SCCF), with support from Orange and Rockland Utilities welcomes John Conway, Sullivan County Historian, as the first presenter in a series of online webinars.

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April 20, 2021
The Sullivan County Chamber Foundation (SCCF) with the generous support from Orange and Rockland Utilities is proud to welcome John Conway, Sullivan County Historian, as the first presenter in a series of online webinars.
 
SCCF is a non-profit organization dedicated to to developing informed and committed leaders from all segments of the community who will apply their collective experience and skills to serve, strengthen and improve the quality of the life for all people who live and work in Sullivan County. One of the ways in which the Foundation does this is through it's Leadership Sullivan Class. This year, because of imposed COVID restrictions, the class was unable to take place. These online presentations are an offering to keep us in touch as a community and will be free to everyone. Please pre-register to participate. We look forward to a new class commencing in September of 2021 and will keep you updated to it happening. Follow us on Facebook @leadershipsullivan.
 

Timber Rafts, a Canal, Three Railroads, the Automobile and a Global Pandemic: The Role of Transportation in the Development of Sullivan County 
presented by: 
John Conway, County Historian and Co-founder of  Delaware Company
Thursday, May 6 at 6:30 PM via Zoom


 REGISTER HERE 
 


It is a fact that virtually every significant historic and economic milestone in Sullivan County's history has been preceded by a major breakthrough in transportation, and throughout our history it has been improvements in transportation infrastructure that has consistently fueled major population growth. That is, until the COVID-19 pandemic, during which droves of people fled the New York metropolitan area to escape the "urban penalty" of city living and to embrace the relative safety of rural living. What should we make of this phenomenon, and will those new residents remain here post-COVID? 

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