Tag Archives: Sullivan County

The First RFD Carrier in Town

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. What follows is not a Maine story, although I suspect similar events took place in this state. It is an account of my grandfather’s career working for the post office in rural Sullivan County, New … Continue reading

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Nostalgia (pt. 2 on Old Hotels)

“In the summer my grandfather slept on a featherbed on top of the grand piano in the dining room.” That’s a line from an interview I taped with my mother back in 1987. She was talking about her childhood living … Continue reading

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Why Moosetookalook, Maine has a Grand Hotel

I’ve always had a soft spot for the grand hotels of the past. This should come as no surprise since I grew up in a town that relied on tourism. The fact that it was in New York state and … Continue reading

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