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November 2018

John Holzapfel discusses “She Went A-Whaling” at EMCA

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Marion Firehouse, 9245 Main Road
East Marion, NY 11939 United States
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She Went A-Whaling John Holzapfel discusses the journals of Orienter, mold-breaker, whaler and mother: Martha Smith Brewer Brown   Saturday November 10, 2018 10 a.m. – noon at the East Marion Fire house  9245 Main Road, East Marion   Join EMCA and John Holzapfel for a discussion about Martha Brown of Orient and her journal entries in 1847 and 1848. She accompanied her whaling-captain husband for an adventure to whaling grounds around the world. Her accounts made a large contribution to women's and…

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East Hampton Historical Society House & Garden Tour

November 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - November 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Clinton Academy Museum — East Hampton HIstorical Society, 151 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$65

Cocktail Party | Friday, November 23, 2018 | 6 - 8 p.m. House & Garden Tour | Saturday, November 24, 2018 | 1 - 4:30 p.m. The Cocktail Party will be held at Maidstone Club, 50 Old Beach Lane, East Hampton Village. Please join us on Thanksgiving weekend for our 34th annual House and Garden Tour. Explore five spectacular East End properties while supporting the East Hampton Historical Society in its goals to educate and preserve local history. Ticket Levels:…

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December 2018

Book & Bottle: “Mile Markers of the North Fork” with Bruce Kagan at Suffolk County Historical Society

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5,
Book & Bottle: "Mile Markers of the North Fork" with Bruce Kagan at Suffolk County Historical Society

BOOK & BOTTLE Mile Markers of the North Fork A presentation by Bruce Kagan Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Incudes wine & cheese + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 Discover the intriguing history of the mile markers that sit on the side of the road of the North Fork, and the various stories on how the markers came to line the roads every mile. Arrive early to see one of the…

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Hearthside Cheer: An Ugly Sweater Party at Southampton Historical Museum

December 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 8, 5:30 - 7:30 PM Ages 36 & Older: $50 In Advance, $60 Day Of* Ages 21 to 35: $35 In Advance, $45 Day Of* * "Day Of" prices will go into affect on Friday, December 7th at 4:00 PM when PayPal buttons are removed from the museum website* Join us for an UGLY HOLIDAY SWEATER PARTY, there will be food, drinks, music, and a couple of surprises! Make sure you wear your ugliest, most original holiday sweater…

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January 2019

Winter Lecture Series: “The Art of the Eel” at Peconic Landing

January 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Stephen N. Sanfilippo

Southold Historical Society’s Winter Lecture Series begins with “The Art of the Eel” January 8, 2019 at 4pm Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Rd. Greenport, NY  11944  Southold Historical Society is pleased to be partnering with Peconic Landing to once again offer a Winter Lecture Series.  To kick off the series, Stephen N. Sanfilippo, who holds a Ph.D. in History, will present “The Art of the Eel” an eclectic presentation on the history of eel fishing, to be accompanied by…

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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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February 2019

Book & Bottle: “America’s Early Whalemen” with John Strong at Suffolk County Historical Society

February 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5,
Book & Bottle: "America's Early Whalemen" with John Strong at Suffolk County Historical Society

BOOK & BOTTLE Event America's Early Whalemen: Indian Shore Whalers on Long Island, 1650-1750 With author John A. Strong, Ph.D. Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Required: 631-727-2881 x100 Dr. John Strong will explore his new book America's Early Whalemen on the important contributions of Native peoples to colonial America. The Indians of coastal Long Island, closely attuned to their maritime environment, became whalemen integral to…

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Coffee & A Good Book: “Long Island and the Civil War” at Hallockville Museum Farm

February 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$10

What is better than getting all cozy with a cup of coffee and a good book when the weather is chilly? Come join us at Hallockville for our Coffee & a Good Book Winter Lecture Series, being held between February and March! This three-part series is sponsored by Hampton Coffee Company and explores important facets at the core of the Museum Farm’s mission: honoring the land, celebrating history, and sharing traditions. Hampton Coffee Company, a local café and roaster, will begin each lecture with a…

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Facing the Hidden History of Slavery on the East End

February 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bay Street Theatre, 1 Bay Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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$15 – $20

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, cohosting with Eastville Community Historical Society, will present the 5th Annual Black History Month Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. This year’s program will explore the history of slavery on the East End of Long Island and the omission of that history from the founding narrative of the United States. The program will consist of visual presentations and a panel of speakers involved in projects…

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March 2019

Coffee & A Good Book: “Murder on Long Island” at Hallockville Museum Farm

March 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$10

What is better than getting all cozy with a cup of coffee and a good book when the weather is chilly? Come join us at Hallockville for our Coffee & a Good Book Winter Lecture Series, being held between February and March! This three-part series is sponsored by Hampton Coffee Company and explores important facets at the core of the Museum Farm’s mission: honoring the land, celebrating history, and sharing traditions. Hampton Coffee Company, a local café and roaster, will begin each lecture with a…

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April 2019

SHS Lecture: “The History of Our Local Edible Oyster” at Peconic Landing

April 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Southold Historical Society’s Winter Lecture Series continues into early spring with “The History of our Local Edible Oyster” April 2, 2019 at 4pm Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Rd. Greenport, NY 11944 The Southold Historical Society is pleased to be partnering with Peconic Landing to offer one more presentation in the Winter Lecture Series (which will span into early spring.) Mark Cappellino, a marine educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension for 26 years, will present “The History of our Local Edible…

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Silent Film & Music with J.K. Hodge at the Suffolk County Historical Society

April 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$15

SILENT FILM PROGRAM: Lecture, Film, & Musical Performance by Long Island composer J. K. Hodge Thursday, April 4, 2019 – 6:00 pm Refreshments, beverages, and popcorn will be served at this family-friendly event. Join us for a special lecture, film, and musical program focused on the nostalgia of the silent film era. This special event will begin with a lecture on the early history of silent film, followed by the live experience of two original silent films with musical accompaniment…

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Book & Bottle: “A Penny Postcard View of Long Island” with Historian Noel J. Gish at Suffolk County Historical Society

April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5,
Book & Bottle: "A Penny Postcard View of Long Island" with Historian Noel J. Gish at Suffolk County Historical Society

BOOK & BOTTLE Event A Penny Postcard View of Long Island With historian Noel J. Gish Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 Penny postcards, first introduced by the U.S. government in 1893, tell us much about Long Island's past. Depicting nostalgic Long Island scenes, historic moments, and a changing Long Island landscape, the cards were sold for only pennies and sent through the U.S mail as a popular…

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