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October 2019

Paws on Parade at the Southampton Historical Museum

October 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rogers Mansion, Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$20

Saturday, October 5, 2019 11:00am-4:00pm Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968 Paws on Parade Paws on Parade is a fun-filled family celebration with the pets in our lives. Participants will stroll from the Rogers Mansion to the Bathing Corporation beach, a twenty-three minute walk one way. St. John’s Church will host its “Blessing of the Animals” and be a water station. Limited return transportation from the beach will be provided courtesy of Town & Country Real Estate.…

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Carl Safina and Paul Greenberg discuss “Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet” at Canio’s Books

October 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Carl Safina and Paul Greenberg discuss "Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet" at Canio's Books

Sat. Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. Marine biologist Carl Safina author of Beyond Words; View From Lazy Point; Song for the Blue Ocean; and more in conversation with environmentalist/fisherman Paul Greenberg  about Greenberg's book Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for Long Life and a Healthier Planet.

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Big Band & Rock ‘N Roll Car Show at the Cutchogue Village Green

October 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cutchogue Village Green, 27244 Main + Google Map
$6
Big Band & Rock 'N Roll Car Show at the Cutchogue Village Green

This popular North Fork Car Show returns with a new theme “prewar and post war-all era cars welcome!” View beautiful Classic Cars from eras gone by while strolling the rolling hills of the Cutchogue Village Green to the tunes of Tommy Dorsey and Elvis. Tour historic houses dating from the 17th century. Shop local products in the Carriage House Gift Shop. Admission is $6 with proceeds going to preserve and maintain the Village Green and the historic buildings. Food and…

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

October 17, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 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, 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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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 @ 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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