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Tea & Talk: Karl Grossman on “Robert D.L. Gardiner & Gardiner’s Island” at Suffolk County Historical Society
October 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$25
Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 1:00 pm – TEA & TALK: Robert D.L. Gardiner & Gardiner’s Island, with special guest speaker Karl Grossman. Suffolk County journalist and professor of journalism Karl Grossman will describe visiting Gardiner’s Island and speak about his long connection to Robert David Lion Gardiner, who described himself as the island’s 16th Lord of the Manor. Grossman will screen the Gardiner’s Island segment of the documentary Can Suffolk Be Saved?–which he wrote and hosted in 1974. It includes his traveling with Mr. Gardiner on the 3,318-acre island, interviewing Mr. Gardiner, and Mr. Gardiner providing a narrative on the natural beauty and history of the private island in the Gardiner family since 1639, an ecological and historical jewel of Long Island. $25 per person. Includes assorted teas, fancy finger sandwiches, & sweets! Registration & prepayment required by 10/12. Reserve early – sellout risk is high! RSVP & Prepayment required by 10/12. Call 631-727-2881 x100 to reserve.