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October 2019

Maritime Traditions: Boat Building at Hallock State Park

October 27, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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November 2019

Karl Grossman discusses “History of Jews on Long Island’s East End” at Suffolk County Historical Society

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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Karl Grossman discusses "History of Jews on Long Island's East End" at Southampton Historical Society

BOOK & BOTTLE featuring Karl Grossman on History of Jews on Long Island's East End Thursday, November 7, 2019 – 6:00 pm Journalist and professor of journalism Karl Grossman will give a presentation on the history of Jews on Long Island's East End, focusing on the Jewish settlement in Sag Harbor. Grossman's East End roots include his paternal grandparents Herman and Stephanie, who settled in Sag Harbor more than a century ago. Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes wine & cheese…

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Oysterponds Historical Society presents “Rum Running: A Talk & Tasting”

November 9, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skippers Lane
Orient, 11957 United States
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RUM RUNNING: TALK AND TASTING WITH HISTORIAN AMY FOLK AT OHS SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9 OHS Collections Manager Amy Folk will host a discussion on Rum Running during Prohibition times on November 9 at OHS. 3:30pm – 5pm Location: Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skippers Ln., Orient, NY 11957 Cost: Free* In Hotels and Inns of the North Fork (2009), co-authors Amy Folk and Geoffrey Fleming fixed their historian’s lens on the subject of Rum Running. During Prohibition times, our local small ports…

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Women War Correspondents with Patricia DelGiorno at Rogers Memorial Library

November 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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In the 1940s, women journalists had to fight to cover World War II, and although they were barred from combat zones, women correspondents were determined to go where the action was. This presentation will highlight the experiences of the women who broke the rules and defied the notion that war coverage was the exclusive province of male writers. That defiance and the quality of their reporting opened the doors to women covering wars today. We will focus on women who covered…

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December 2019

Southold Historical Society Holiday Fair at Peconic Lane Recreation Center

December 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Peconic Recreation Center, 920 Peconic Lane
Peconic, NY 11958 United States
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Free Admission

Southold, NY Holiday Fair Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Southold Town Recreation Center 970 Peconic Lane Peconic , NY  11958   It is with great pleasure that Southold Historical Society announces its annual Holiday Fair.  Volunteers have been busy planning this festive event and auction which supports the work of Southold Historical Society.  A great variety of vendors and talented local artisans will be on hand with unique holiday gifts for all.  The “Holiday Auction” will feature gift baskets for…

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Santa’s Elves Workshop at Southampton Historical Museum

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Time & Location Dec 07, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Ln, Southampton, NY 11968, USA About the Event If you plan on celebrating Christmas and putting up a tree in your home you are going to need some ornaments to decorate it, and what is better than handmade ornaments by your loved ones? Join us at the Rogers Mansion, which will be decorated from top to bottom for the holiday season and take part…

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February 2020

SHS Winter Lecture Series: “Montauk Point Lighthouse” at Peconic Landing

February 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Dawn at the Montauk light.

Southold Historical Society’s Winter Lecture Series  “Montauk Point Lighthouse” by Henry Osmers Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 4pm Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Rd. Greenport, NY  11944   Southold Historical Society is pleased to be partnering with Peconic Landing to continue the Winter Lectures Series which is themed Long Island Landmarks.  The next lecture in the series is “Montauk Point Lighthouse” by Henry Osmers. Henry Osmers is the definitive historian of Montauk Point Lighthouse.  His presentation will cover perhaps the…

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Commemorating African American History at Bay Street Theatre

February 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bay Street Theatre, 1 Bay Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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$20
Cordell Reaves

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, in partnership with Eastville Community Historical Society, will present their sixth annual Black History Month Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre, 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor. The program is titled NARRATIVES IN THE MAKING: Unearthing the Stories Within Us This year, Cordell Reaves and Dr. Christopher Matthews will present how various pieces make up an historic story and the ways those stories are uncovered through social sciences,…

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African American Genealogy Workshop at Suffolk County Historical Society

February 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5

Saturday, February 29, 2020 – 1:00 pm – Black History Month: AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY WORKSHOP with Sandi Brewster-Walker. Back by popular demand is Sandi’s informative and invaluable workshop for African American family researchers! Come learn about African American family history research and the best genealogy resources to consult in this lecture by historian/genealogist Sandi Brewster-Walker. For beginning and advanced genealogists alike with an interest in researching African American family histories, this workshop will cover using information sources, interpreting research data, incorporating…

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March 2020

Closing Reception & Talk for “Native People of the Eastern Woodlands” at Suffolk County Historical Society

March 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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Closing Reception & Talk for "Native People of the Eastern Woodlands" at Suffolk County Historical Society

CLOSING RECEPTION & CURATOR'S TOUR & TALK Last Chance to View Native People of the Eastern Woodlands Featuring a Tour & Talk by Exhibit Curator Jamie Reason Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 1:00 pm Don't miss this final opportunity to view our magnificent Staas Gallery exhibit showcasing modern native artists exploring historic themes and identities alongside earlier works. The Closing Reception will feature a special guided Tour & Talk by curator Jamie Reason at 1:00 pm. See and learn about the…

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Chef George Giannaris on “How to Feed 50 People in 50 Minutes” at Suffolk County Historical Society

March 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$10
Chef George Giannaris on "How to Feed 50 People in 50 Minutes" at Suffolk County Historical Society

How to Feed 50 People in 50 Minutes! A Food Demonstration & Tasting Event with North Fork Chef George Giannaris Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:00 pm $10 per person, includes the program, tastings and beverage, & admission to current exhibits. RSVP + Prepayment Required: 631-727-2881 x100 Reserve Early! Seating limited to 50 people! The owner and chef of the North Fork's iconic Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant will show us how to cook a meal for 50 people in 50…

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Book & Bottle: Edward A. Sierra on “Enrico Fermi: Voyage to a New World” at Suffolk County Historical Society

March 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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BOOK & BOTTLE featuring Edward A. Sierra on Enrico Fermi: Voyage to a New World Thursday, March 26, 2020 – 6:00 pm This engaging and informative presentation on the life and work of Enrico Fermi, a world-changing Italian-American physicist, father, husband, and Nobel Prize winner, should not be missed! Learn how one of the world's most brilliant and productive scientists led the first controlled nuclear chain reaction and what led to his discovery of nuclear reactions. Members Free; Non-members $5.…

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Lecture: “The Wickham Murders – What happened in Cutchogue in June of 1854” at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library

March 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, 27550 Main Road
Cutchogue, NY 11935 United States
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The Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library Community room Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Admission is FREE Refreshments available One morning in June of 1854, the quiet farming community of Cutchogue awoke to find out that a horrifying tragedy had happened within the borders of their peaceful hamlet. The double murder of Frances and James Wickham not only shocked and horrified the local community but also reverberated throughout the northeast of the United States. Come join Amy Folk, Southold Town…

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August 2020

Shelter Island Celebrates Anniversary of MLK’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

August 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Meeting
Free Admission
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To honor the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the Shelter Island Health and Wellness Alliance and the Shelter Island Public Library are sponsoring an online event on Friday, August 28, 2020 from 5-6:30 pm. The zoom webinar program was conceived as a follow-up to the student-lead June 14 protest on Shelter Island and will celebrate the speech, but will also explore the continuing necessity to build an equal and just future. This is not…

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