2020 Annual Appeal

Hopefully you have enjoyed some of the great virtual and in person programming we have done this year and our continued efforts to preserve and promote Southampton’s rich history. But we can only continue this work with your help! Please consider making a donation to our annual appeal by clicking the link below.
Virtual Screening of “1,000 Years a Witness” and Q&A with Director Bryan Downey
Thursday, November 12, 11 am
By RSVPing to this event you will be sent a link to watch this 30 minute documentary documenting some of the stories of various members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation. Then you can join us for a live Q&A on Zoom with the film’s director where you can submit questions for him to answer.
Ghost Hunting at the Rogers Mansion
Saturday, November 14, 7pm to 11pm
Broadway Cafe – Musical Theatre Appreciation featuring Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” with Valerie DiLorenzo
Monday, November 16, 5pm
Jackie Scerbinski: the 70’s
Wednesday, November 18, 12pm
Games People Played: A Century of Vintage Toys & Games
Thursday, November 19, 11am
High Style in the Gilded Age: Jessie Woolworth Donahue
Tuesday, November 24, 11am
Carriage House Holiday Shop
Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, 10am to 4pm
Designer Tree Auction
Friday & Saturday, November 27 & 28, 10am to 4pm
Growing up in Southampton:
A Black Woman’s Perspective with Brenda Simmons
Monday, November 30, 5pm


SHM Blog:
Articles Every Tuesday!
Luxury on American Roads: the 1961 Imperial LeBaron Southampton
This week Curator and Registrar Zachary Taylor talks about a very unique and specific car.
New Posts Wednesdays & Sundays
Check out our online exhibit Deep Dives and learn more about pieces from our collection.
Charles Sumner Bunn at the 1906 National Sportsmen’s Show
The Retreat of Death: Changing Views of Death and Dying in 19th Century America with Father Patrick
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The Retreat of Death: Changing Views of Death and Dying in 19th Century America with Father Patrick
If you missed our last virtual lecture, you can watch it here!
Make sure to check out our YouTube channel to watch some of our previous programming that was recorded.
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
Complex of 12 historic structures on land settled in 1645 by William Rogers, including the Rogers Mansion built 1843.
Halsey House
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
Nature preserve and supposed landing spot for European settlers in Southampton.
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AAQ / Resource: Otis Ford, Since 1946, Quogue