The John Thurman Historical Society
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Buy something terrific and support the work of the John Thurman Historical Society with one easy purchase. You can become involved in preserving our local history by purchasing any (or all) of our products below - Tour Thurman CD, our annual community calendar, our book of home-grown Thurman poetry and/ a year's membership in our society (several options). Scroll down to see descriptions of all the items available and add them to your shopping cart.

1. Tour Thurman CD ~ "A Guided Jaunt to Homes and History"
Buy this audio treat that will tell you tales of historical sites in the small Adirondack town of Thurman, NY. Use for a self-guided auto tour or arm-chair listening. Each site story is couched in clips of Adirondack folk music donated by generous performers. $12 + 7% tax where applicable + $3 S/H

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2. JTHS 2013 Calendar ~ "200 Years of Thurman's History in the County of Warren." This attractive calendar showcases documents and photographs representing the decades since 1813 - settlement, tourism, the Civil War, the railroad and more, . $ 8 + 7% tax where applicable + $1.75 S/H

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3. Gems from the Hills ~ Rocking Chair Poems from Thurman, NY ~ created by the John Thurman Historical Society with contributions from members and from the community at large, including works by David Newkirk, Irene Hall,Evelyn Russell, Mae Rozell, Frieda Chapman, Jean Reynolds and others. $5 + 7% tax where applicable + $1.75 shipping.

4. Membership in the John Thurman Historical Society ~
The John Thurman Historical Society's mission is to discover and collect, publicize and preserve the history of the town of Thurman. Toward that end the society

  • Hosts an annual program of traditional music, the Fiddlers' Jamboree in September
  • Hosts an annual house tour by trolley in September
  • Hosts an annual Veterans' Appreciation Dinner in October
  • Hosts monthy historical programs the first Tuesdays of April, May, June, July, August and September
  • Publishes the Quarterly, an attractive magazine filled with photographs and stories about local history (March, June, September (tour book issue), December (Calendar issue)
  • Cooperates with the Thurman Town Historian
  • Operates a concession at some town concerts
  • Offers its publications frequently at Thurman Station Farmers' Market

The membership year runs from January through December. Those joining mid-year will be considered to be joining for the current calendar year, and will receive that year's back issues of the Quarterly if they have chosen a membership option that includes them. Various categories of membership are available, and you may order one for yourself or as a gift for another. Choose the one that suits you best, but if you are including the Quarterly, make sure you choose an option that includes shipping if you will not regularly attend meetings to pick up your copy. Select your 2011 option below.

4 A) $28 - JTHS Membership with all four Quarterly issues mailed. This includes the postage. (This is our most popular option.) PLEASE BE SURE TO SELECT THIS OPTION IF MAILING IS REQUIRED.


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4 B) $21 - JTHS Membership with the Quarterly to be picked up at JTHS meetings. (This does not include postage)


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4 C) $ 5 - JTHS Membership only. If Quarterly is desired, member will buy it one of our local distribution sites. (No Quarterly and no postage included.)


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4 D) $33 - JTHS Membership for TWO people in a single household who want just ONE subscription of the Quarterly mailed. (This price includes postage.)


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