SCHS: Over Here, Over There: Long Island & the Great War, 4.29 / 1.31


The staff and board of trustees of the Suffolk County Historical Society cordially invite you to the opening reception of our new World War I centennial exhibit…

Over Here, Over There:

Long Island & the Great War


Opening Reception — Saturday, April 29, 20171:00 PM
Free admission. Includes light refreshments.

Curated by Richard F. Welch.
Exhibit Design by Richard P. Doctorow.

Commemorating the centennial of America’s entry into the First World War, this major exhibit features artifacts, maps, photographs, weaponry, posters, and more depicting Long Islanders’ experiences during the war . . . from the front lines to the home front, neutrality to belligerence, and mobilization to victory.

On display in our Grand Staas Gallery through January 2018.


Upcoming Events

April 22: Songs of the East End Whalemen
April 29: Opening of Our Centennial WWI Exhibit
May 20: Genealogy Workshop with Richard Haberstroh
May 25: Noel J. Gish, Pirates, Raiders, & Rumrunners
June 22: Kevin Fitzpatrick, Camp Upton Centennial

Visit our website for our complete event schedule.



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