Thank you for your votes of support in the Board of Education Vote!

With your help we are able to continue the hard work we are doing to keep Southampton’s history preserved and accessible to as many as possible. But we can still use any and all support you are able to give. You can show your support in three ways. By donating, becoming a member or by coming to any of our events.
SHM Blog:
Articles Every Tuesday!
Read the latest:
The Southampton Horse Association
New Posts Wednesdays & Sundays
Check out our online exhibit Deep Dives and learn more about pieces from our collection.
Painting by Clara Moore Howard
Thursday, July 2, 11am
Cooking with the Countess: Coleslaw
Live on Zoom at the Port of Missing Men, a Gilded Age estate with The Countess von Salm-Hoogstraeten and her private chef, Brian Hetrich.
Saturdays (Starting July 4)
Sundays (Starting July 5)
Carriage House Thrift Shop
Come find that perfect antique piece or work of art all summer long!
Sunday, July 5, 9am-4pm
Carriage House Flea Market
As part of the Thrift Shop on the first Sunday of each month our vendors will fill the yard with even more items to look through.
Monday, July 6, 5pm
Battle of the Brains
Join us with Shelter Island Reportercolumnist Bob DeStefano for 25 questions answered in writing from home!
YouTube Programs
High Style in the Gilded Age: Louisa Robb Livingston
“High Style in the Gilded Age: Louisa Robb Livingston”
If you missed our last virtual lecture by Research Center Manager, Mary Cummings, you can watch it here!
Make sure to check out our YouTube channel to watch some of our previous programming that was recorded.
Wednesday, July 8, 11am
Scattergories & Coffee
Whether you’re an expert or brand new to the game, join us on Zoom for a fun way to jump start your day!
These are just a few of our new Southampton history initiatives, now archived at to view at any time!
We continue to maintain our 14 historic buildings on 4 separate properties to ensure our shared history is preserved:
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.

I want to hear from you!

We have evolved rapidly to serve our community better during these strange times. I hope we have met your expectations.
Please let me know if you have comments or ideas on how we can serve you better.
Be well and stay safe,
Tom Edmonds
Executive Director
Southampton History Museum  |  17 Meeting House Lane, SH
(631) 283-2494 |



AAQ / Resource: Koral Bros., Inc. General Contractors