Singles Summer Soirée at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Thursday, September 14, 2017 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm – SINGLES’ SUMMER SOIRÉE! A singles’ mixer soirée night at the museum! Enjoy our exhibits while meeting other people with similar interests. Wine + cheese will be served. $10 per person.  RSVP required  by 9/9/17 to 631-727-2881 x100.

$10

Opening Reception for “On This Site — Still Here” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

OPENING RECEPTION for On This Site-Still Here: The Indigenous People of Long Island an art-based photography and research project by Shinnecock artist Jeremy Dennis Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 1:00 pm The exhibit is intended to help preserve and create awareness of culturally significant and sacred Native American sites on Long Island. Free admission. Light […]

Kevin Fitzpatrick on “World War I New York and the Centennial of Camp Upton” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Book & Bottle with author Kevin Fitzpatrick on “World War I New York and the Centennial of Camp Upton” at Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street, Riverhead. 6 p.m. RSVP Required at 631.727.2881 x100. The author will discuss his new book on the New York experience during World War I, with a concentration […]

$5

Opening Reception for “Over Here, Over There: Long Island & The Great War” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

OVER HERE, OVER THERE: Long Island & the Great War Opening reception Saturday, April 29, 2017 – 1:00 pm Commemorating the Centennial of America's Entry into the First World War, our new exhibition will feature rare artifacts, maps, photographs, weaponry, posters, and more depicting Long Islanders' experiences during the first World War...from the front lines […]

Free

Book&Bottle at SCHM: “Long Island and the Woman Suffrage Movement”

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Antonia Petrash discusses Long Island and the Woman Suffrage Movement Saturday, March 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes book sale & signing, light refreshments, and admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 In 2017, New York Celebrates 100 Years of the Votes for Women Victory! For over seventy years, American […]

$5

Closing Reception & Talk for “Fullerton’s Long Island” at SCHM

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

The Suffolk County Historical Society cordially invites you to a closing reception and curator's talk... Fullerton's Long Island: "The Lure of the Land" Closing Reception & Curator's Talk "Fullerton From the Photographer's Perspective," with Neil Scholl & Peter Dicke Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:00 pm Free Closing Reception Admission Wine & cheese will be served. […]

Free

Book&Bottle: Preserving the Legacy of Pyrrhus Concer at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE Drs. Allison McGovern & Georgette Grier-Key Preserving the Legacy of Pyrrhus Concer Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments and admission to current exhibits! This event has been rescheduled from Feb. 11  RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 Although Pyrrhus Concer is locally remembered as a freed […]

$5

African American Genealogy Workshop at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE with Julius & Joysetta Pearce on African American GENEALOGY WORKSHOP Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm For beginning and advanced genealogists alike with an interest in researching African American family histories, this workshop will cover sources of information, interpretation of research data, incorporating new data and drawing conclusions, planning "next steps," and […]

$15 – $20

Opening Reception for “A Time Portal to the North Fork” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

A TIME PORTAL TO THE NORTH FORK From Riverhead to Orient Point Photographs by Neil Scholl, Peter Dicke, & Wendy Polhemus-Annibell OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, January 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Free Admission Includes light refreshments. In the spirit of Long Island's rural and maritime past, A Time Portal to the North Fork: From […]

Free

Christopher Verga discusses “Civil Rights on Long Island” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Christopher Verga Civil Rights on Long Island Saturday, January 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes book sale & signing, light refreshments, and admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 In this illustrated presentation, author Chris Verga will explore the often overlooked role of Long Island as a battleground of the civil rights […]

$5

Dr. Georgette Grier-Key discusses “Legacy Matters: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Dr. Georgette Grier-Key  Legacy Matters! Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 - 1 p.m. Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments plus admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 This illustrated presentation will reimagine Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream by examining his writings, speeches, and early family life in order […]

$5

Wooden Wonderland at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Saturday, December 3, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Free Admission!  Fun for the whole family! Join us for our special holiday event, our 6th Annual Wooden Wonderland - Carvers' Holiday Show & Sale! See our historic building and galleries come to life in a magnificent display of holiday arts and crafts, ornaments, home decor, candles, […]

Free

Book & Bottle: “Indian Fields: An Archaeological Study of Montaukett Indian Lives” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Thursday, Nov. 17, 6 p.m. Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes local wine & cheese plus admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, anthropologist and archaeologist Allison Manfra McGovern's illustrated presentation will explore Montaukett Indian lives through documents and archaeological data from Indian Fields in Montauk, a small […]

$5

Bill Bleyer reads from “Sagamore Hill” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE  Sagamore Hill: Theodore Roosevelt's Summer White House Bill Bleyer Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 - 6 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes book sale and signing, local wine & cheese, and admission to current exhibits.RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 With previously unpublished photographs and a detailed guide to the house and grounds, historian Bill […]

$5

Harrison Hunt on “Sherlock Holmes and the Long Island Cave Mystery” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE with Harrison Hunt on Sherlock Holmes and the Long Island Cave Mystery Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 pm In his 1911 short story "The Red Circle," Sherlock Holmes meets a Pinkerton detective in London who hails as the "hero of the Long Island Cave Mystery." Though for many years it was believed […]

$5

Charles Sumner Bunn, Master Shinnecock Decoy Carver at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 6:00 pm An illustrated presentation on the extraordinary life and art of master Shinnecock carver Charles Sumner Bunn (1865-1952) by Jamie Reason and Joseph Jannsen, contributing writers on Long Island decoys/makers for Decoy Magazine. This event includes local wines, cheeses, and admission to current exhibits. Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes wine […]

$5

Natalie Naylor discusses the Gold Coast of “The Great Gatsby” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

ANNUAL TEA & TALK: Natalie Naylor on The "Great Gatsby" Gold Coast of Long Island September 15, 2016, 1 pm — ALMOST SOLD OUT! Includes assorted teas, fancy finger sandwiches, and sumptuous sweets! 1920s period dress is encouraged! $20 per person. Advance registration and prepayment required: 631-727-2881 x100 by 9/7/16. Natalie will discuss "West Egg" […]

$20

Genealogy Workshop at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP with German-American Genealogist Richard Haberstroh Thursday, August 18, 2016, 6:00 pm Learn how to explore the journey into your family's historical roots. Members $15; Non-Members $20. RSVP and Prepayment Required by August 12. Space is limited. Our genealogy events fill up quickly. Call now to reserve your spot! 631-727-2881 x100.

$15 – $20

Jim “Zak” Szakmary discusses WPA-Era Artwork on Long Island at Suffolk Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE with Jim "Zak" Szakmary Long Island's New Deal Legacy: WPA-Era Artwork  Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes local wine & cheese plus admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 This fascinating illustrated presentation will take you on a tour of local WPA-inspired art on Long Island. […]

$5

MaryLaura Lamont discusses “The Long Journey Home” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE with MaryLaura Lamont The Long Journey Home: Nichol's Eaglet Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00 PM A talk and slide presentation focusing on MaryLaura Lamont's 2015 discovery of a nesting pair of bald eagles at the William Floyd Estate, the first documentation of bald eagles at the historic site since the 1930s, and […]

$5

Stephen Scanniello discusses “A Rose by Any Name” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE with Stephen Scanniello A Rose By Any Name: The Beauty and Allure of Historical Roses for the Home Garden Saturday, July 16, 2016, 1:00 PM Stephen Scanniello is curator of the world-renowned Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at New York Botanical Gardens, author of numerous books and articles on vintage roses, and current […]

$5

Natalie Naylor discusses “Blessed Isle” & “The Junior Partner” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE with Natalie Naylor on Hal and Edith Fullerton: Promoters of the "Blessed Isle" and Long Island Agriculture Thursday, June 23, 2016, 6:00 PM Hal Fullerton was a Special Agent for the Long Island Railroad in the early decades of the 20th century; during that time he took thousands of photographs of Long […]

$5

Book & Bottle: “Landmarks & Historic Sites of Long Island” at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Landmarks & Historic Sites of Long Island will be the focus of a book discussion and signing by author Ralph F. Brady at the Suffolk County Historical Society. Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6 p.m. Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes wine & cheese! RSVP Requested: 631.727.2881 x100 Join author Ralph Brady as he explores Long […]

$5

Opening Reception for Fullerton’s Long Island: The Lure of the Land at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Fullerton's Long Island: "The Lure of the Land" Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 1:00 pm Free Opening Reception Admission Light refreshments will be served. Between 1890 and 1930, Fullerton created over 10,000 images of Long Island. Fullerton's Long Island: "The Lure of the Land" will feature over 70 large-sized historic photographs from our legendary Hal B. Fullerton […]

Free

Nancy Solomon discusses “On the Bay” at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

On the Bay: Bay Houses and Maritime Culture on Long Island's Marshlands will be the focus of a book discussion and signing by author Nancy Solomon at the Suffolk County Historical Society.  Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments. RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 Our South Shore's marshlands are dotted with a historic collection […]

$5

Opening Reception for “When the Broadbill was King on Great South Bay” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

When the Broadbill Was King on Great South Bay Opening Reception: March 12, 2016, 1:00 pm. Free opening reception admission. Light refreshments will be served. Exhibit will run March 9 – August 27, 2016 When the Broadbill Was King on Great South Bay highlights our maritime history, local families, folk art, and bay ecology. Curated […]

Free

Historic Gordon Heights: A Discussion at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 6:00 pm Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes wine & cheese RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 In 1927, after purchasing land in Suffolk County, Louis Fife traversed Harlem, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, searching for black customers frustrated by a congested and segregated New York City. The African American homesteaders who bought Fife’s lots […]

$5

Henry Osmers Reads from “On Eagle’s Beak: A History of the Montauk Point Lighthouse” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

On Eagle's Beak: A History of the Montauk Point Lighthouse will be the focus of a book discussion and signing by author Henry Osmers at the Suffolk County Historical Society. Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 6:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes Wine & Cheese RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 On Eagle's Beak: A History of […]

$5

Book & Bottle: Historic Haunts of Long Island at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Historic Haunts of Long Island, published in September 2015, will be the focus of a book discussion and signing by author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky at the Suffolk County Historical Society.  Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 6:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes Wine & Cheese, Admission to Current Exhibits, & Holiday Book Sale and Signing! RSVP Requested: 631.727.2881 x107 Long Island’s haunted […]

$5

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