Eagle Capital of New York State

The People Who Make it Happen
(You know who you are)
They save our lives, they plant our flowers.
They work for free for many hours.
They sort our books, they pick up our litter
and I've never seen them be bitter.
They feed our needy, they help the churches,
they never leave you in any lurches.
They help our town in every way and never ask for any pay.
They are all around us in every way and we should thank them every day!

~ by Bernie Creamer;
a Narrowsburg resident for many years

Tusten Stone Arch Bridge

Ten Mile River, Tusten

The Tusten Stone Arch Bridge was constructed in 1896 by William H. Hankins, a local timber raftsman, stone mason and occasional postmaster. The bridge crosses the Ten Mile River just northeast of its confluence with the Delaware River. It is approximately 52 feet long and 15 feet wide and continues to operate as a single lane vehicle bridge for local traffic. The bridge is named in honor of Dr. Benjamin Tusten, “an American militia volunteer and physician, who was killed as he ministered to the wounded at the Battle of Minisink on July 22, 1779 less than ten mile to the south of this settlement.” (1) The bridge and the surrounding land has been owned by the Boy Scouts of America since 1927 for their use an educational camp. Fortunately, through an agreement with the National Park Service, the bridge is publically accessible along the beginning section of the 3-mile Tusten Mountain Trail, an interesting hike with outstanding Upper Delaware Valley scenery. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.



Town of Tusten

210 Bridge Street

PO Box 195

Narrowsburg, NY 12764




photos by Kelly Dean 

Town of Tusten Regular Meetings Schedule:

Regular Town Board Meetings- 2nd Tuesday of every month at  6:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

Planning Board Meetings- 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

Zoning Board Meetings -1st Monday of every month at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

Justice Courtis held every Thursday at 5 PM unless otherwise noted.




NOTICE IS HEREBY given by the Tusten Town Board, the Town of Tusten is seeking SEALED BID proposals for the design(s) and installation of an emergency standby electrical generator system(s). The generating system(s) shall be of sufficient capacity to maintain the operational functions needed during emergency situations for the Town of Tusten municipal building department(s) which are to include: (#1) Town Hall Building, located at 210 Bridge Street Narrowsburg, NY; (#2) Town Highway Barn, located at 6067 St Route 97, Narrowsburg, NY; (#3) Water & Sewer building as well as all Water & Sewer Systems.
Proposals shall include electrical, LP fuel gas and complete installation specifications for each of the three departments 1. Town Hall, 2. Highway 3. Water & Sewer. Please label them accordingly.
All work must be performed in accordance with the NYS uniformed code and relevant NYS and local laws. Assurance of Equal Opportunity and non-collusion certificates required.
Please contact the Tusten Town Clerk’s Office located at 210 Bridge St Narrowsburg, NY 12764 by email: TownClerk@Tusten.org or phone: (845) 252 -7146 ext. 1001 for an appointment to obtain access to said locations or for further questions.
The Town Board reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any irregularities in the proposal and to re-advertise for new proposals.
Said proposals shall be mailed or delivered to the office of the Town Clerk, 210 Bridge St., P.O. Box 195, Narrowsburg, NY 12764, clearly marked “Tusten of Town Emergency Generator BIDs”, and should be RECEIVED no later than 3 p.m. on October 4, 2018. Proposals will be publicly opened and read at the Regular Town Board meeting held on October 9, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m.

 Dated:  August 13, 2018
By Order of the Town Board
Town of Tusten
Crystal Weston, Town Clerk
845-252-7146 Ext. 1001


Ode to the Volunteers


1.)  The Town of Tusten is currently seeking an individual to fullfill the position & duies of  Zoning Board of Appeals Chair.

2.)  The Town of Tusten is currently seeking an individual to fulfill the position & duties of a Zoning Board of Appeals Member.


Totes are available for pick up Mon - Fri 8 am-12 pm

at the Town  Municipal Building- Ground Level

210 Bridge Street

  Also available at the Regular Monthly Town Board Meetings.

* One Tote per household please.

This project was assisted by a grant from the Upper Delaware Council, Narrowsburg, NY 12764

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