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January 2019

Lecture: “Jews on the East End” with Karl Grossman at Rogers Memorial Library

January 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Karl Grossman, whose paternal grandparents settled in Sag Harbor more than a century ago, will discuss the history of Jews on the East End and their places of worship. He will talk about the oldest synagogue on Long Island, Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor; the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton; Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport; North Fork Reform Synagogue in Cutchogue; Temple Israel in Riverhead; The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach; Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons…

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Camp Wikoff: A Close Look at Montauk’s Recuperative Encampment for Spanish-American War Combatants at Rogers Memorial Library

January 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Camp Wikoff: A Close Look at Montauk’s Recuperative Encampment for Spanish-American War Combatants When the Fifth Army Corps, including Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, returned to Montauk in the summer of 1898 following its swift and decisive victories over Spanish forces at Santiago de Cuba in the Spanish-American War, the men were mostly in terrible shape. Jeff Heatley, who told the story of Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and Camp Wikoff in his Book “Bully!” has done extensive research on the…

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Jim “Zak” Szakmary”s “A Veteran’s Reflections on the Vietnam War” at Suffolk County Historical Society

January 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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Jim "Zak" Szakmary"s "A Veteran's Reflections on the Vietnam War" at Suffolk County Historical Society

BOOK & BOTTLE A Veteran's Reflections on the Vietnam War A presentation by Jim "Zak" Szakmary Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Incudes wine & cheese + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 When Zak signed up for a three-year enlistment with the Marine Corps in 1967, the United States was already well embroiled in the Vietnam War. A native of Queens and a college student at the time, he set off for…

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