Long Island Historical Societies Newsfeed, February 16, 2020




Upcoming deadline for Spring 2020 Planning & Assessment Services Round: Documentary Heritage & Preservations Services for New York (DHPSNY)

These services are free and designed to support New York collecting institutions in improving and advancing program efforts while forming strategies for future growth and development and include Archival Needs Assessments, Preservation Surveys, Condition Surveys, and Strategic Planning Assistance. Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 20, 2020.


More info at http://dhpsny.org/planning-assessment



Position opening: Long Island Traditions, marketing specialist

Long Island Traditions, a regional non-profit organization dedicated to documenting, presenting and preserving the traditional folk arts and architecture of Long Island, is seeking to hire a Marketing Specialist.

Salary $20 – $25/hour. Persons of all backgrounds, race and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, links to three web sites you have designed, and three social media writing samples by March 1, 2020.


Details and application instructions are found here:







East Hampton Historical Society

Friday, 2/21/2020, 7-9pm  

Winter Lecture Series: The Artist and the Ocean: Early Seascapes of East Hampton with Richard Barons

First Presbyterian Church of East Hampton, 120 Main Street, East Hampton

Saturday, February 29th, 2020 4pm-6pm

Opening Reception for Waterways Exhibition

Clinton Academy – 151 Main Street, East Hampton



Suffolk County Historical Society

February 19 – 22, 2020 – 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


Free admission for children. More info: 631-727-2881 x100

Saturday, February 29, 2020 – 1:00pm

Black History Month: African American Genealogy Workshop with Sandi Brewster-Walker 

Registration Required: 631-727-2881 x100.



Three Village Historical Society

February 19, Wednesday, 2:00 pm

The History of the American Slave Ship Wanderer and Her Enslaved People with Historian Bev Tyler

Members Only event, 93 N. Country Road, Setauket

February 24, Monday, 7:00 p.m.

Lecture Series, Fire Island Lighthouse with guest speaker Bill Bleyer



Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society

Saturday, February 22, 2020  @ 5PM

Local History Lecture Series: Dr. Georgette Grier-Key on The Ruth African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Free admission, open to all



North Shore Historical Museum

Sunday, February 23 @ 3:00

Secrets of Nassau County Lecture and Book Signing with Richard Panchyk

Refreshments served.  $10 non-members/$5 members



Sylvester Manor Farm & Eastville Community Historical Society

February 23, 2020 at 2pm

“Narratives in the Making: Unearthing the Stories Within Us”






Sayville Historical Society

March 1, 2020 – 2 PM

Home Front Project

at Sayville Library


Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society

Saturday, March 7, 2020,  5-7PM

An Evening with New York Times columnist Gail Collins on her new book No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History. 

12 Bell Street, Bellport, Tickets $20



Southold Historical Society

Saturday March 7, 2020 at 2:00 PM

 “Jones Beach” by John Hanc


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 4:00pm

The Big Duck and Eastern Long Island’s Duck Farming Industry by Susan Van Scoy



Suffolk County Historical Society

Saturday, March 7, 2020 – 1:00pm

Closing Reception: Native People of the Eastern Woodlands, with Special Guided Curator’s Tour & Talk

Regular museum admission will apply. More info: 631-727-2881 x100

Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 1:00 pm

How to Feed 50 People in 50 Minutes: Food Demonstration & Tasting with Local Chef George Giannaris

Seating is limited to 50 people!  $10 per person. Prepayment & Registration Required: 631-727-2881 x100

Thursday, March 26, 2020 – 6:00 pm

BOOK & BOTTLE: Enrico Fermi: Voyage to a New World with Edward A. Sierra

Registration Required: 631-727-2881 x100



East Hampton Historical Society

Thursday, 3/12/2020, 7pm

“What is a Waterway Anyway?” Lecture by Daniel Rin

East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton

Friday, 3/13/2020, 10:00-11:30am

Watercolors Class for Adults

Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton

Saturday, 3/14/2020, 10:00am-11:30am

Watercolors Class for Children

Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton

Friday, 3/20/2020, 10:00-11:30am

Watercolors Class for Adults

Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton

Friday, March 20, 2020, 7pm

Lecture: History of Shinnecock and Montaukett Fishing

East Hampton Town Marine Museum, Amagansett

Friday, 3/27/2020, 7-9pm

Winter Lecture Series: Curator’s Tour of Waterways Exhibition with Richard Barons

Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton

Sunday, 3/29/2020, 2pm

Reading of the play “Salt Water People”

East Hampton Town Marine Museum, Amagansett



Oakdale Historical Society

Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm

“History Through Genealogy” by Roy Fedelem

St. John’s Landmark Church, Montauk Hwy, Oakdale

oakdalehistsociety@gmail.com / Facebook.com/Oakdale Historical Society


Yaphank Historical Society

Thursday, March 19th, 7:30 PM

“Long Island and Whaling”, by author & retired reporter Bill Bleyer




Saturday, March 21st., 1:00 PM

Our ‘2020’ Education Forum: “New York City’s PRR & LIRR Penn Station”

Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Riverhead



Rock Hall Museum

Wednesday, March 25th – 10 a.m.- 12 noon (Rain Date – Thursday, March 26th)

Kitchen Garden Planting

Weather permitting. Fee $15; $10 members/seniors. Reservations and pre-payment requested. Make checks payable to: Friends of Rock Hall.



Three Village Historical Society

March 25, Wednesday, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Three Village Historical Society 43rd Annual Awards Dinner

Stony Brook Yacht Club, 21 Shore Road, Stony Brook





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