NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
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.
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 email@example.com or call 518-273-3400.
Part-time Marketing Specialist Position Available
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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
The Railroad Museum Of Long Island
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.
CLOSED DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER…
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
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
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
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
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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)
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631-804-9269
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.
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.
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
Westhampton Beach Historical Society
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!
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.
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.
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.
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