Life in Delaware County

Time To Tap Those Trees

14 Feb , 2020  

It soon will be Maple Syrup Time in Delaware County, and particularly at Preservation Parks’ Gallant Farm. That’s the name of the event taking place there on Leap Year Day, February 29 from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Many Depression-era farms tapped maple trees to collect sap and to make maple syrup through the late winter and early spring. The resulting product provided a tasty sweetener for foods and a source of income during the off season. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Winter And Spring Books Set At The Gallant Farm Literary and Cow Pie Society

8 Feb , 2020  

Have you ever wanted to join a book club? Do you enjoy period literature, particularly from the middle of the 20th century?

If so, you’re in luck as the Gallant Farm Literary and Cow Pie Society, also known as the Gallant Farm Book Club, has announced the books to be read during the next few months. Anyone 14 and older can attend and join in on the stimulating book discussion. The group meets each month on the last Wednesday starting at 6:30 PM. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Still Time To Experience Toys Of Yesteryear

18 Dec , 2019  

It is often tempting to look back at the past as a gentler and simpler time, and in some area that may well be the case. One such area is the subject of toys, a very timely subject this time of year.

You still have a chance to experience the fun with Toys of Yesterday, which is taking place from noon until 5 PM on the remaining Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays of December at Gallant Farm. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Read A Good Book – With Others!

22 Mar , 2019  

Have you ever wanted to join a book club? Do you enjoy period literature, particularly from the middle of the 20th century?

If so, you’re in luck as the Gallant Farm Book Club has announced the books to be read during spring 2019.

Anyone14 and older can attend and join in on the stimulating book discussion. The group meets each month on the last Wednesday, starting at 6:30 PM. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Swap A Seed Or Two

18 Jan , 2019  

They’ve become a common occurrence around the country. During the “non-planting” times of the year, and often in the middle of winter, gardening and horticulture enthusiasts congregate to exchange their favorite seeds. These exchanges can be an opportunity to build community, share information about plant variety and gardening techniques, and to learn about each other’s projects. More…

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History/Tourism, Life in Delaware County

Turn Back The Clock And Play Some Games

19 Nov , 2018  

This coming Saturday, take a moment out of your Thanksgiving weekend to return to yesteryear for some good old-fashioned fun.

The wonderful folks at Gallant Farm is hosting an afternoon for visitors to come and play board games that were invited to distract from the hard times of the Great Depression. More…

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