LIHSocieties.org 

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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Nominations for the 2022 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is now accepting short-form Letters of Intent for the 2022 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. Deadline for submissions is Friday, November 12, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. After reviewing the LOIs, a select number of sites will be invited to submit full nominations in early December. The 2022 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places will be announced in May.

https://savingplaces.submittable.com/submit 

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The Museum Association of New York announces a new regrant partnership 

MANY, with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to distribute 100 grants of $5,000 to assist New York museums with capacity building.

Grants will be awarded for museums to respond to pandemic-related challenges, help build financial stability, strengthen board and community engagement, update technology, support leadership, and change systems to address diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and justice.

Guidelines will be available on the MANY website in January 2022 and the application portal will open in February with applications accepted through April and announcements made and funds distributed in May.

For more information email info@nysmuseums.org or call 518-273-3400.

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Part-time Marketing Specialist Position Available

Long Island Traditions is hiring a part-time marketing specialist.  For more information visit:

https://longislandtraditions.org/2021/10/07/were-hiring 

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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November 2021

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The Railroad Museum Of Long Island

RIVERHEAD SITE:

Saturday, November   6th.  –  OPEN 10AM to 4PM

Saturday, November 13th.  –  OPEN 10AM to 4PM

Saturday, November 20th.  –  OPEN 10AM to 4PM

NOTE –  On November 20th., the Museum will offer special discounts of

15% off for Non-Members  &  20% off for Members for a Pre- Holiday Shopping Opportunity.  Discounts will ONLY APPLY to previously owned items!

Saturday, November 27th. The Museum will be CLOSED as the All Volunteer Staff works on Holiday Decorations.

GREENPORT SITE:

CLOSED DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER…

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Rocky Point Historical Society

Friday, Nov. 5  11:00am

IEEE Milestone Dedication “RCA Radio Central Centennial”

At the Frank J. Carasiti Elementary School, 90 Rocky Point Road, in front of the Marconi Shack. 

Presentations and Luncheon to follow at Majestic Gardens

420 Route 25A, Rocky Point

$40 per person

www.rockypointhistoricalsociety.org 

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Preservation Long Island

Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Preservation Long Island Celebrates Modernism Restored Tour & Cocktail Party  

Join Preservation Long Island’s celebration of modernism restored at Earo Saarinen’s TWA Flight Center. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a special access tour of the 1962 landmark building led by the project’s restoration architect Richard Southwick of Beyer Blinder and Belle. In addition, guests are welcome to explore the Jet Age via the onsite New York Historical Society curated installations. Advance registration required.  

Where: TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport Terminal 5

Cost:  General Admission: $75; Preservation Long Island Members: $65

https://preservationlongisland.org/twa-event/ 

November 13, 2021 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Preserving Sag Harbor Virtual Discussion  

Why are Sag Harbor’s historic buildings important? Join Preservation Long Island and the Sag Harbor Historical Society for a virtual discussion about past and present efforts to preserve Sag Harbor’s distinctive architecture and historic character. FREE, Via Zoom

https://preservationlongisland.org/preserving-sag-harborvirtual-discussionnovember-13-2021

Ongoing

Exhibition Gallery Now Open Friday to Sunday from 11am to 4pm.: Facing Slavery: The Lloyd Family Portraits in Context

Preservation Long Island is the new steward of a group of important early American portraits from descendants of the Nelson and Lloyd families of Boston and Long Island. Explore the interwoven stories of the Lloyd family, the family of Jupiter Hammon, one of the first published African American authors, and chattel slavery in what would become the United States. 

Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery, 161 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724.  Cost: Pay what you wish

https://preservationlongisland.org/virtual-exhibition-facing-slavery-the-lloyd-family-portraits-in-context/ 

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

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/ 

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The Friends of Cedarmere

Nov. 7, 2021 at 3 pm

To Compose a Country: Reconstruction, William Cullen Bryant and Amanda Gorman 

on Zoom, Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 3 pm. Donations are welcome to support the Friends of Cedarmere’s 2022 poetry programs in honor of Bryant, America’s first poet.

To register, please email: ericswenson@verizon.net 

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Bay Shore Historical Society

November 18th, 7pm

Renowned composer and pianist, John Hodge will present an evening of silent movies.

At the Bay Shore Brightwaters Library 1 South Country Road, Brightwaters

All are invited Free of Charge. Refreshments will be served.

For further information contact the Bay Shore Historical Society at 631 665-1707 or email bayshohissoc@optonline.net 

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Greater Patchogue Historical Society

November 18  7:00 pm

Gary Tucker presents Patchogue Stories, Part 2

Free. Museum of the Greater Patchogue Historical Society, 160 W. Main Street, Patchogue (Lower level of Patchogue-Medford Library’s Carnegie Teen Center)

gphsociety@yahoo.com or call 631-804-9269

https://greaterpatchoguehistoricalsociety.com 

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Yaphank Historical Society

Thursday, November 18th, 7:30 PM

Presentation of  recent research completed on the Robert H Hawkins family of Brooklyn Heights and Yaphank, 

including the Robert and Isabella Hawkins House on Yaphank Avenue.

Note that this will be at an “in person” YHS general meeting at the society’s Swezey-Avey House at the corner of Mill Road and Main Street in Yaphank.

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Southold Historical Museum

Fri., Nov. 26 at 3:00

Candlelight Tour & Tree Lighting.

Enjoy the delightful decorations, meet Santa in the barn, and watch carpentry, blacksmith, basket weaving, print shop, and fiber arts demonstrations. Tour the historic buildings. 

https://www.southoldhistorical.org/upcoming 

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Suffolk County Historical Society Museum

Now Through November 24, 2021

HALLOWEEN EXHIBIT: The Gory Gallery: A Gloriously Gruesome Gathering of Lyrical Lamentations for the Dearly Departed. 

Objects from the SCHS Collection exhibited in the spirit of Halloween in this delightfully, hauntingly humorous history exhibit designed to delight, entertain, and horrify!

Now Thru December 23, 2021

Seeking Sanctuary: 125 Years of Synagogues on Long Island, in our Gish Gallery.

Curator Brad Kolodny documents the 125-year evolution of Judaism on Long Island in this showcase of images of Long Island synagogues.

Now in our Staas Gallery

America in Print: Prints, Lithographs, and Etchings from the SCHS Collection.

Featuring themes of nineteenth-century life in landscapes, cityscapes, ships, racehorses, scenes from literature, politics, Civil War battle scenes, and rare examples of “lithographic Long Island,” this exhibit captures the evolution of an American art form.

Currently On Exhibit in Our History in the Hall Display Cases

Silverbrook Art Glass Works (1943-1976)

Fleeing their native Czechoslovakia in 1937 in fear of a Hitler invasion, the Kreutz brothers established a glassworks company on Flanders Road in Riverhead. Come witness over 30 years of hand-blown glassware made by these fifth-generation glassblowers in our History in the Hall display cases.

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

Visit the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum

https://www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

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Westhampton Beach Historical Society

ENGRAVE-A-BRICK

Give a gift to last a lifetime!

Have your special messaged engraved for our Walkway

Recognize that special person or pet!

Pay tribute to loved ones for generations to see!

Promote your Business or Profession!

Give the perfect gift or special memento!

Recognize your special affiliation or membership!

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December 2021

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Southold Historical Museum

Sat., Dec. 4 from 12:00 to 4:00

Holiday Fair at Peconic Lane Community Center.

Unique holiday, bake sale, crafts room and face painting for children.  Photos with Santa and admission to the event are free.

https://www.southoldhistorical.org/upcoming 

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Nassau County Historical Society

Sun. Dec. 5, 2021, 2 pm

“Espionage and Slavery in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth”

Register in advance; www.NassauCountyHistoricalSociety.org 

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The Ward Melville Heritage Organization

Sunday, December 5th 2021 12PM – 6PM

Annual Holiday Festival

A full day of festivities will include caroling and live music throughout the day, from 12PM-2PM a petting zoo, 2PM Legends & Spies Puppet Parade, beginning at 2:15PM free visits with Santa and at 5:30PM tree lighting.

https://wmho.org 

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