Upcoming Events at

Oysterponds Historical Society 



A Free Talk by Kyle Marshall

Author of Americana: Farmhouses and Manors of Long Island

Saturday, April 6th @ 11am – Old Point Schoolhouse

Please join us! Kyle Marshall is creative director of Bunny Williams Home and a passionate student of Long Island architecture and design. His book highlights Long Island’s most intriguing country houses, including Orient’s own Terry Mulford House.



Free lecture: “150 Years of Poquatuck Hall”

Saturday, May 11th @ 11am (Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipppers Lane, Orient)

John Holzapfel’s free lecture will focus on the history of the need, origin, and construction of Orient Village’s Poquatuck Hall, as well as provide a visual story of the social, historical, and other important events that this essential building has hosted since 1874.



Six New Village House Exhibitions open to the public

Saturday, May 25th, 11am – 5pm – Village House

Six new exhibitions curated by William McNaught include “Loren A. Rowley, East Marion Photographer” (pictured above); William Steeple Davis: Etchings”; “Recent Acquisitions”; “The 150th Anniversary of Poquatuck Hall”; “The Kitchen”; and “Children’s Clothes” (co-curated by Sarah Olmstead).



Photo credit: Ephraim Horowitz, © 2023

Free lecture: “Ancient Artifacts of Eastern Long Island”

Saturday, June 8th @ 11am – Old Point Schoolhouse

Dr. Lucinda Hemmick and Ephraim Horowitz of the Southold Indian Museum will present a lecture on the ancient landscape of Orient and the Native People who once lived there. Explore 12,000 years of history, Algonquian culture and the landscape that changed from the Ice Age to the present day.


The technology of ancient hunting weapons, artifacts, maps, slides, LiDAR images, paintings and other images illustrate the talk. A question and answer period will follow.


Keep your eyes open for more info regarding OHS’s Calendar, including…

  • Saturday, June 15th: NY Mutuals vs. Oysterponders Vintage Baseball game
  • Saturday, June 22nd: Red Barn Opening Celebration
  • Sunday, June 30th: 14th Annual Heritage Day
  • Saturday, July 10th: Members Night

…and many more exciting events!




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