A Fallfull of Events

at the

East Hampton Historical Society

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THE HORNBOOK
Thursday, October 1, 2020 3PM
on social media
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Did you ever wonder what types of books children used in school before online learning and before textbooks?
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Join Marianne Howard as we talk about the different types of textbooks and primers from the era of East Hampton’s one-room schoolhouses, and practice making your own hornbook with items you can find around your house.
This program is pre-recorded.
You can view on our Instagram and Facebook pages.
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MORAN STUDIO TOURS
October 9 & 10, 2020
Purchase your tickets now!
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Join us for a select weekend October 9 & 10, 2020 to visit the Thomas & Mary Nimmo Moran Studio
One-hour visits run at 10am, 11am, 12pm, and 1pm.
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Pre-registration is required. No drop-in admissions will be permitted. Tickets are $10 per person and are limited to 6 people per hour.
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Call us for private group tours at 631-324-6850 ext. 4
All visitors are required to wear masks and to follow social distancing protocols. Tickets will be refunded due to any unexpected public closure. Social distancing requirements will be sent with final ticket information.
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ASK A CURATOR!
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10AM on social media
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Did you ever wish you had the chance to ask our Curator for more information about a specific object that you saw at one our sites? Did you ever hear a long-standing piece of East Hampton lore and wonder if it was accurate? 
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Now’s your chance to Ask a Curator about those burning historical questions!
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Send us a photograph of an object you have seen and would like to know more about or a video of you asking about something you have always wanted to know about East Hampton’s rich history. Email info@easthamptonhistory.org and we will select one question to answer each month. This month we will be discussing a patriotic pitcher found at Mulford Farm.
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MULFORD FARM TOURS
October 16 & 17, 2020
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Join us for October 16 & 17, 2020 at Mulford Farm. Chief Curator, Richard Barons, will guide you through a tour Mulford Farmhouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is considered one of America’s most significant, intact, English Colonial farmsteads.
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One-hour visits run at 10am, 11am, 12pm, and 1pm.
Pre-registration is required. No drop-ins permitted.
Tickets: $10 per person for Mulford Farm.
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All visitors are required to wear masks and follow social distancing protocols.
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AMAGANSETT MARITIME HERITAGE DAY
Saturday, October 17, 2020
A virtual event
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We’ve gone virtual! Join the East Hampton Historical Society, the Amagansett Free Library, the Amagansett Life-Saving Station, and the East End Classic Boat Society for virtual programming for our Second Annual Amagansett Maritime Heritage Day on Saturday, October 17th!
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Each organization will present programs to celebrate our town’s rich heritage. We will commemorate the rich and unique story of the Amagansett community and its relationship to the sea.
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Join Marianne Howard from the East Hampton Historical Society at 10am on their Facebook page as she tells the story of Amagansett’s very brave and had-working haul-seiners. Call ahead to 631-324-6850 x4 to pick up a coloring book which will accompany this program. Additionally, the books will also be available for pickup at the Amagansett Free Library.
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The Amagansett Life Saving Station is producing a short documentary entitled “Resurgence,” which gives a bird’s-eye view of the migration of marine mammals off the coast of Long Island, specifically East Hampton and Southampton.
The film captures the beauty and grace of some of the world’s most elegant and synchronized ocean predators. Visit their website at www.easthamptonhistory.org
for more information.
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Join the East End Classic Boat Society for their video “Steaming and clamping the garboard plank.” Visit their website at www.eecbs.org for more information.
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HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN LIGHTING & CONTEST
Friday, October 30, 2020
6pm-7pm Mulford Farm
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The East Hampton Historical Society is hosting its first annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! The contest will be held Friday, October 30, 2020. Entries must be dropped off to Mulford Farm between 10am-1pm. Viewing time is from 6pm-7pm.
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The rules: Admission and entries are free!
There is no age limit, anyone can enter. Judging will be held for adults (16+) and Juniors (Under 15), in the categories of scariest pumpkin and most creative pumpkin. Bring your own tealight candle to place inside the pumpkin. One pumpkin entry per household.
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If you are setting up a scene, we suggest setting it up on a board that can be carried.
All entries must be removed at 7pm. You must be present to win! All pumpkins must be removed by their owners at the end of the viewing.
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To reserve your spot or to ask any questions please contact Marianne Howard at info@easthamptonhistory.or or 631-324-6850 x4. Social distancing and the wearing of a mask is required. A limit of 50 people on the sidewalk at James Lane will be enforced. 
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An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the East Hampton Historical Society’s sites, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. IF YOU HAVE SHOWN ANY SYMPTOMS OF SICKNESS OR HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH A PERSON WITH POTENTIAL COVID 19 INFECTION, WE ASK THAT YOU NOT COME ON SITE AND WE WILL REFUND YOUR MONEY AND/OR POSTPONE YOUR VISIT TO WHEN YOU ARE WELL AGAIN.
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On Exhibit at Clinton Academy

PRIVATE GROUP TOURS AVAILABLE
This poster exhibition from the Smithsonian is based on their larger installation and marks the 100th anniversary of the enfranchisement of women through the 19th Amendment. 
The exhibit will be supplemented with items from our collection of East Hampton’s own suffrage story.
For private group tours of 6 or more, please email info@easthamptonhistory.org or call 631-324-6850 ext. 4
All visitors are required to wear masks and to follow social distancing protocols. Please follow the direction of our staff. Restrooms will NOT be available to the public.

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