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October 2019

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A Reappraisal of Mark Twain’s 1884 Classic at Southampton Historical Museum

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A Reappraisal of Mark Twain’s 1884 Classic at Southampton Historical Museum

Thursday, October 17, 2019 11:00am-12:00pm Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 In a one-hour talk, including Q & A, Joan Baum will explore the content and controversy surrounding this one-time staple of school readings lists, a book Ernest Hemingway declared the source of “all modern American literature” and “the best book we’ve had.” But is Huck Finn too dated or “politically incorrect?” Set in the antebellum Midwest and South, the novel was published in the wake of…

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Book Talk: Dr. Michael Doorley on “Justice Daniel Cohalan, 1865-1946” at Suffolk County Historical Society

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm – Dr. Michael Doorley Book Talk: Justice Daniel Cohalan, 1865-1946: American Patriot and Irish-American Nationalist. This event is being organized by St. Joseph’s College and is funded by the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. Dr. Michael Doorley, who will discuss his latest book (published by Cork University Press in 2019), is an associate lecturer in History and International Relations with the Open University in Ireland, and the author of Irish-American Diaspora Nationalism: The Friends of Irish…

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Tea & Talk: Karl Grossman on “Robert D.L. Gardiner & Gardiner’s Island” at Suffolk County Historical Society

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$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…

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Ghost Hunting at the Southampton History Museum

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - October 27 @ 12:00 am
Rogers Mansion, Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$60
Ghost Hunting at the Southampton History Museum

Saturday, October 26, 2019 7:00pm-12:00am 17 Meeting House Lane, Southmpton, NY 11968 https://www.southamptonhistory.org/ghosts Come for an exclusive PRIVATE paranormal investigation of the Southampton History Museum! Guests will join members of the Long Island Paranormal Investigators at either the 1843 Rogers Mansion or the 1683 Thomas Halsey Homestead for hour long investigations to see what really goes bump in the night. Space is limited and payment is required upon registration. Attendees must be 15 years or older and anyone under the…

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Maritime Traditions: Boat Building at Hallock State Park

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hallock State Park, 6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$10
Maritime Traditions: Boat Building at Hallock State Park

Join Hallockville and Long Island Traditions on October 27th (1-3PM), in welcoming three native Long Island boat builders: Donn Costanzo, Chris Hale, and Kevin Weeks. Boat building is considered a traditional woodworking craft, and is recognized as important pieces of Maritime Folk Art heritage, locally and nationally. Come spend the afternoon enjoying, viewing and learning about one of our island’s maritime traditions, boat building and their boat yards. For more information on Donn, Chris, and Kevin – please follow this link to the Maritime Traditions page Reservations are…

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Historic Cemetery Tour with East Hampton Historical Society

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Home Sweet Home Museum, 14 James Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$15

Historic Cemetery Tour Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:30pm to 6:30pm South End Cemetery Join EHHS for a journey into the history, culture, and families of East Hampton by exploring the historic South End Burying Ground. Village Historian Hugh King will lead you through the South End Burial Ground, sharing stories of notable individuals resting there. Bring your own LED flashlight to help illuminate your way. Cost is $15 per person and reservations are required, please call 631.324.6850 or email info@easthamptonhistory.org.…

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