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Dr. T. Gaillard Thomas:
A Summer Colony Founder
The other week our Research Center Manager, Mary Cummings, presented another great virtual lecture over zoom. This time about one of Southampton’s more important former residents. In case you missed it you can now get a closer look at all the information on our blog.


Ghost Hunting at the Rogers Mansion & Halsey House
Saturday, May 8
Group 1 – 7:45pm to 8:45pm
Group 2 – 8:45pm to 9:45pm
Group 3 – 9:45pm to 10:45pm
Ever wonder what it would be like to be a paranormal investigator? Well now is your chance! Join the Long Island Paranormal Investigators on an investigation of either the Rogers Mansion or the Halsey House while they continue their search for evidence of what happens to us after we die. Groups will be given just over an hour to explore the building of their choice and will be taken to the various hot spots of paranormal activity within them. Please see our website for more details on the program, ticket pricing, and the COVID safety measures that will be put in place.

Tuckahoe Preserve Nature Hike

Saturday, May 15, 10am

Gulliver’s Travels: A Timely Reconsideration
Thursday, May 20, 11am
William S. Paley:
CBS Mogul Who Lived in Southampton
Thursday, May 27, 11am
History Detective: Who was Southampton Whaling Captain Austin Herrick?
With Eric Woodward
Thursday, June 10, 11am
Long Island Indigenous Perspectives
Canoe Tour
Saturday, June 19, 9am to 10:30am
Art & Artisan Fair
Saturday & Sunday, June 19th & 20th, 10am to 4pm

The Carriage House Shop

Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 4pm

Grand Opening – Saturday, May 29th

The Carriage House Shop is located on the one-acre Rogers Mansion Museum Complex. Multiple dealers have filled the shop with a plethora of mid-century items, antiques, vintage clothing, paintings, vintage jewelry, decorate items and treasures of all sorts.
The shop is compliant with all NYS guidelines concerning COVID-19. There is a limit of 10 people in the building at a time, a sanitization station at the entry and everyone is required to wear a mask.
While creating all of the content above, we are also continuing to maintain our 4 historic properties and 14 historic buildings. The grounds of our properties are always open so feel free to enjoy them any time!
For tours of the Rogers Mansion or the Halsey House please call (631) 283-2494 and give at least 3 days notice.
Rogers Mansion Museum Complex
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton
Complex of 12 historic structures on land settled in 1645 by William Rogers, including the Rogers Mansion built 1843.
Halsey House
249 South Main Street, Southampton
Built c. 1683, the oldest English style wood-frame house in New York State.
Pelletreau Silver Shop
80 Main Street, Southampton
Former business of Patriot and famed silversmith Elias Pelletreau. It is the longest continually running trade shop in the Americas.
Conscience Point
1640 Conscience Point Rd, Southampton
Nature preserve and supposed landing spot for European settlers in Southampton.

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COVID Testing and Vaccine Info!
The Southampton Village Mayor’s office has asked us if we would help spread the word about any updates around COVID Vaccine distribution and testing locations. Below are PDFs supplied to us by the Southampton Village Mayor’s office with the most up to date info we have.

Southampton History Museum 

Southampton History Museum  |  17 Meeting House Lane, SH
(631) 283-2494 | southamptonhistory.org




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