Our Programming Needs Your Support!

If you live in the Southampton Union Free School District make sure to vote YES on proposition #5 on the upcoming Board of Education Vote and get your ballots in by Tuesday, June 9th at 5pm.
The Corona Journals:
New Posts Every Saturday!
Join us in documenting personal history stories and see what others are up to.
Email submissions to:
SHM Blog:
Articles Every Tuesday!
Read the latest:
Conscience Point Shellfish Hatchery
SHM Movie Club:
Meetings Every Friday!
Join our brand new movie club! Director of Education Connor Flanagan will host this weekly group conversation about films!

Wednesday, June 3rd, 12pm

A Visit with Marian Lindberg,
Author of Scandal on Plum Island:
A Commander Becomes the Accused
Learn about the 1914 trial that took place on Plum Island as well as present day efforts to preserve the island and its history.

Thursday, June 4th, 11am

Cooking with the Countess
The first Thursday of every month, Countess von Salm-Hoogstraeten and her chef, Brian Hetrich will be demonstrating recipes.
This week’s recipe: Rhubarb compote with vanilla sauce!

Gardening with the Countess

Gardening with the Countess: Rhubarb

YouTube Lectures

High Style in the Gilded Age: Lily Barney
If you missed Research Center Manager Mary Cummings’ lecture, you can watch it on YouTube.
Zoom lectures will be uploaded to our YouTube channel for those who missed them.

New Posts Wednesdays & Sundays

Check out our online exhibit Deep Dives and learn more about pieces from our collection.
Photo of Helen & James Parrish Jr.
These are just a few of our new Southampton history initiatives, now archived at southamptonhistory.org 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.

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I want to hear from you!

We have evolved rapidly to serve our community better during these terrible 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 | southamptonhistory.org

Southampton History Museum | 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968



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