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How the Women’s Rights Movement
Shaped Brentwood

Sunday, March 4, 1:00 to 3:30 pm

Presentations include the American Association of University Woman

RSVP Peter Ward 631 273-7883 x 131


Funding for Archival Needs Assessment

DHPSNY: Deadline March 16th


NYSCA FY2019 Application Now Open

Applications Due: March 28, 2018 by 4:00 PM


Finding Funds for All Your
Collections Management Needs

Workshop: Thursday, March 8, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS, Hyde Park

GHHN Members: $45  NonMembers: $55


Help Wanted

Westhampton Beach Historical Society

Educational & Community Outreach Coordinator

See job description attached






Suffolk County Historical Society

Thursday, March 1, 6:00 pm

      BOOK & BOTTLE: Eileen M. Duffy, 

        Behind the Bottle:

      The Rise of Wine on Long Island

RSVP 631-727-2881 x100.


The Long Island Museum

March 1

      Deadline to Enter Wanderlust Juried Art Show

March 4, 5:00 pm

      Chamber Music Concert

March 7, 2:00 to 4:30 pm

      Fearless Watercolors: Class for Adults

March 13, 10 am to 12 noon

      Senior Tuesday

March 24, 7:00 pm

      Sunday Street Concert

March 25, 2:00 pm

      Jane Peterson Talk and Tour


The Bridgehampton Museum

March 1, 5:30 pm

      Gallery Talk: The Hallmarks of Hoie,

      An Invitation to the Imagination

Call 631 537-1088


Southold Historical Society
Saturday, March 3, 2pm
        Fire Island Lighthouse: 

        Long Island’s Welcoming Beacon by author Bill Bleyer
Monday, March 19, 2pm
        Discussion of In Defense of Food by

        Michael Pollan (sponsored by Humanities NY)


Oysterponds Historical Society

March 3, 4:00 pm

      The Flavor and History of the

      Peconic Bay Scallop


Hallockville Museum Farm

Saturday, March 3, 9am to 12pm

      Book Binding Basics with Ash & Elm Press

Sunday, March 4, 1pm to 3pm

      Celebrating History with Suzanne Johnson and David Clemens

      on the History of Camp Upton

Friday, March 9, 6:30 to 9:30pm

      Silk Ribbon Embroidery Easter Egg

Saturday, March 10, 10am to 12:30pm

      Life on the Farmstead: Meet the Oxen

Saturday, March 10, 10am to 1pm

      Intro to Country Woodworking

Saturday, March 10, 10am to 3pm

      Confetti-Colored Easter Basket Weaving Workshop

Saturday, March 17, 10:30am to 3pm

      Celebrate National Quilting Day at Hallockville Museum Farm

      Presentation by Public Scholar, Hallie Bond, “Material Remains”

Friday, March 23 & 30, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

      Weaving on a Farm Loom 

Saturday, March 24, 10am to 1pm

      Scherenschnitte: German Paper Cutting


Southold Historical Society

Saturday, March 3, 2:00 pm

      Long Island’s Welcoming Beacon by Bill Bleyer

Tuesday, March 6, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

      Dolls! Dolls! Dolls! A Conservator’s Talk

March 19, 2:00 pm

      In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

Please call (631) 765-5500 for further information.


Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site

Sunday, March 4, 1:00 pm

      Children’s Program: Irish Dancers

Register 631 427-5240 x 113


Southampton Historical Museum

Friday, March 8, 1:00 pm

      Legendary Women of Long Island Presented by Monica Randall

Thursday, March 15, 11:00 am  

      The Lost British Forts of Long Island

Friday, March 23: 11 am to 5:30 pm

      Self-Guided Tours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Candlelight Open House: 4:00 to 5:30 pm

Saturday 24: 11:00 am to 5:30 pm

      Self-Guided Tours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Cruising the Island: Long Island’s Maritime Heritage, 2:00 pm

      Candlelight Open House: 4:00 to 5:30 pm

Sunday, March 25: 11 am to 5:30 pm

      Self-Guided Tours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Gospel Concert, 1:00 PM 

8 Classes beginning Friday 3/30 or Saturday 3/31

      Jewelry Making Classes


Westhampton Beach Historical Society

March 11, 1:30 pm WHB Library

        The Incredible Vanderbilt Cup Races.


Bay Shore Historical Society

March 15, 7:00 pm

        Gentlemen’s Driving Park in Terryville


Preserve Long Island

Cold Spring Harbor

March 10, 2:00 pm

      Discovering Long Island Pottery

Sherwood-Jayne Farm, East Setauket

Saturday, March 17, 10:30 to 12 noon

        Hiking for the Green


March 24, 2:00 pm

      Researching Local History




Hallockville Museum Farm 

Wednesday, April 4, 6 to 9pm

      Quilt Study Group (First Meeting)

Sunday, April 8, 10am to 3pm

      Basket Weaving Basics: The Napkin Basket

Saturday, April 14, 10am to 2pm

      Spring Suds: Cold Process Soap Making

Sunday April 15, 1pm to 4pm

      Getting to Know Your Rigid Heddle Loom 

Saturday, April 21, 10am to 1pm

      Folk Art Wool Applique Workshop

Saturday, April 21, 1pm to 4pm

      Quilt and Stitch Group Meet-Up


Oysterponds Historical Society

Saturday, April 7, 4:00 pm

      Our Musical History at the Time

      of the Puritans and the New Age


Preserve Long Island

Sag Harbor

April 7, 2:00 pm

      Dominy Furniture at the Customs House


Terryville Union Hall and Museum

Saturday, April 14,2018  2:00 pm

      ‘How the Bicycle Influenced Women’s Lives’


Sylvester Manor Educational Farm

Saturday, April 14, 6:00 pm

House Concert with Cold Chocolate


Nassau County Historical Society

Sunday, April 15, 2 pm

        Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote



Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 to 9:00 pm

      Pirates, Raiders & Rumrunners


Bay Shore Historical Society

April 19, 7:00 pm

        Movies Filmed in Bay Shore in the Early 1900s

Southold Historical Society
Monday, April 23, 2pm
        Discussion of Diet for a Small Planet

        by Frances Moore Lappe

        (sponsored by Humanities New York)


Suffolk County Historical Society

Saturday, April 28, 1:00 pm 

      BOOK & BOTTLE: George Giannaris, Ferry Tales II:

      When Hellenic Freezes Over

RSVP 631-727-2881 x100




Hampton Bays Historical & Preservation Society

Saturday, May 5, 4:00 – 7:00
        Lyzon Hat Museum, Kentucky Derby Party


Suffolk County Historical Society

Thursday, May 10, 6:00 pm

      BOOK & BOTTLE: Stephen Sanfilippo on

      The Love of “Mother” in the Songs and Poems

      of East End Whalemen

RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100


Southold Historical Society
Saturday, May 12, 10am
        A Family Experience:  A Magic Carpet Tour

        of Southold Town’s Lighthouses by Ted Webb
Monday, May 14 2pm
        Discussion of Cod by Mark Kurlansky

        (sponsored by Humanities NY)


Hallockville Museum Farm

May 19 & 20, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

        9th Annual Long Island Fleece & Fiber Fair


Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Thursday, May 31, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

      The Story of Connetquot River:

      Millionaire – Sportsmans Paradise




Bay Shore Historical Society

June 2, 12 noon to 3:00 pm


June 15, 7:00 pm



Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Sunday, June 3,10:30 am or 1:00 pm

      The Peony Path Tour

Sunday, June 17, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Antique, Vintage and Collectibles Show

Wednesday, June 20, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

      Decoy Presentation



Suffolk County Historical Society

Thursday, June 7, 6:00 pm

      BOOK & BOTTLE: Ira Poliakoff, Synagogues of Long Island

RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100


Hallockville Museum Farm

Friday, June 8, 1 to 4pm

      Annual Spring Tea


Nassau County Historical Society

Sunday, June 10, 2 pm

        The Land of Moses: Robert Moses

        and Modern Long Island




Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Sunday, July 8, 2018 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Antique & Classic Car Show


Bay Shore Historical Society

July 19, 5:30 pm




Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Sunday, August 19, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Art Show on the Great Lawn




Bay Shore Historical Society

September 20, 7:00 pm

      American History of the Early 1900’s

      as seen in Silent Film


Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Saturday, September 22,11:30 am – 3:30 pm

      Smithsonian Museum Day




Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Sunday, October 7, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Fall Festival

Saturday, October 13, 1:00  – 3:00 pm

      Stories of Ellis Island, Part I




Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Thursday, November 8, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

      Local Native Americans




Bay Shore Historical Society


December 1, 10 am to 4 pm

      Snowflake Sale and Bake Sale

December 20, 5:30 pm

      Potluck dinner


Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Saturday, Dec 8 & Sunday, Sun Dec 9, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

      Holiday House Tours at Sagtikos Manor




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