Visit the new web site

at: LIHSocieties.org

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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Archival Workers Emergency Fund

The Society of American Archivists Foundation created the Archival Workers Emergency Fund (AWEF) to support archival workers experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis.

Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to financially vulnerable and at-risk workers. All U.S.-based archival workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis are eligible to apply to the fund. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis up to December 31, 2020.

https://www2.archivists.org/news/2020/archival-workers-emergency-fund-launched-by-saa-foundation

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Association of Public Historians of New York State 2020 Virtual Conference Recordings Are Now Online

Did you miss the APHNYS 2020 Virtual Conference & Annual Meeting? Or was there a session that  you want to see again? No worries! All conference sessions were recorded and are now available on APHNYS’s YouTube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCky0Jkrez3MVvt2N_Xa6WMg

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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NOVEMBER 2020

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Railroad Museum Of Long Island

Note:  Our Greenport Site is currently closed for the season.

Saturdays – Nov. 7th, Nov. 14th, & Nov. 21st.

Our Riverhead Site will be open each Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00

Come and see the upgrades within the Lionel Visitors Center

Visit our extensive Gift Shop

Ride the “World’s Fair” G-16 Train / Weather permitting.

Saturday Nov. 28th.

Our Riverhead Site will be closed on this date while our ‘All Volunteer Staff’ installs the annual Holiday Decorations.

https://rmli.org

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Suffolk County Historical Society Museum

Now through Saturday, November 7, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Haunted Hallway: A Collection of Creepy Curiosities

Come visit… if you dare! Our Creepiest curiosities will have you looking over your shoulders as you meander the museum halls.

Open Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Welcome Back!  Visit the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum

Our exhibits are open for a safe, socially-distanced family outing!

Masks required of museum visitors over age 2.

Journal of the Suffolk County Historical Society

Topics include ritual magic in Southold, the battle of Northville, a biplane landing on a Greenport farm, and the exploitation of migrant farm workers in 1960’s Riverhead. Available to members only. Visit our website to become a member today!

https://www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

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Three Village Historical Society

Monday, November 9, 7:00 pm, live on Zoom

Virtual Lecture Series 2020: Stony Brook Before and After Ward Melville

presented by TVHS Historian, Bev Tyler and TVHS Education Director, Donna Smith

Lecture is approximately 30 minutes and followed by a Q & A.

Free for Members, $5 suggested donation for non-members

www.tvhs.org/lecture-series to register or for more information

Monday, November 16, 7:00 pm, live on Zoom

Virtual Lecture Series 2020: Journey of Hope – The Irish in NY

presented by Stony Brook University Director of International Programs to Ireland and England, Ph.D.,Tara Rider. Lecture is approximately 45 minutes followed by a Q & A

Free for Members, $5 suggested donation for non-members

www.tvhs.org/lecture-series to register or for more information

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Preservation Long Island

Ongoing

Virtual Exhibition: Indigenous History and Art at Good Little Water Place

Our new virtual exhibition is LIVE.  Artwork from nine contemporary Indigenous artists centers the exhibition. Featuring items from the collections of Preservation Long Island, New York State Museum and Southold Indian Museum. FREE.

https://preservationlongisland.org/curator-conversations-indigenous-history-art-at-good-little-water-place/

Preserving the Present – Collecting in the Time of COVID-19

Preservation Long Island seeks to collect artifacts, objects and images that tell the diverse stories of Long Islanders living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Submit online form or share through social media. Visit website page for instructions.

https://preservationlongisland.org/preserving-the-present/

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DECEMBER 2020

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Three Village Historical Society

Monday, December 7th, 7:00 pm, live on Zoom

Virtual Lecture Series 2020: Benjamin Tallmadge – Unsung Hero of the American Revolution

presented by Long Island Author, Selene Castrovilla. Lecture is approximately 45 minutes and followed by a Q & A.

Free for Members, $5 suggested donation for non-members

www.tvhs.org/lecture-series to register or for more information

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AAQ / Resource: Riverhead Toyota