Historical Museum


Join Us for a Culinary Lecture

Featuring Chef Tom Schaudel


Mark your calendars for the final lecture in Southold Historical Museum’s free winter series titled “Keeping It Rooted on Long Island” with Chef Tom Schaudel at 5pm on April 8 at Southold Town Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic.

Renowned Chef Tom Schaudel will share his experience with using fresh, local ingredients that have delighted many restaurant guests. Schaudel will not only share stories from his remarkable history in the restaurant industry, he will also demonstrate some of his own “Farm to Table” culinary creations.

Part of the “Farm to Table: A Not So New Concept” free lecture series sponsored by Poliwoda Team of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

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20% Off Sale at the Treasure Exchange


Find your treasure at the Treasure Exchange and enjoy an additional 20% everything in the store. You’ll find elegant designer accessories, tableware, children’s vintage items, artwork, decorative items, jewelry, and more. The Treasure Exchange is the winner of Dan’s Papers’ “Best North Fork Thrift Shop”. Come see what all the excitement is about!

The Treasure Exchange is located in the historic Prince Building at 54325 Main Road, Southold and is open Fridays and Saturdays, 11am – 3pm.

Treasure Exchange


Collections Corner: Leather Campaign Hat


This leather campaign hat for the “Southold Wide Awake” Club was worn by Nathanial Hubbard Cleveland (1834-1922). The Wide Awake Club was a nationwide grassroots paramilitary group that supported Abraham Lincoln’s 1860 presidential run.

Gift of William Turpelo.

Collections Corner


Enjoy a “Burger and a Beer”

at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.


Please join us at the upcoming “Burger and a Beer” fundraising event at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Peconic on April 24th from 4pm to 8pm. You can enjoy a delicious burger or cheeseburger, fries, and a refreshing beer in a fun and casual atmosphere.

Tickets can be purchased online at Southold Historical Museum’s website with a small online processing fee, or at the Museum Offices at 54325 Main Rd., Southold, Mon. – Fri., 10am – 2pm. Tickets are also available at the door on the day of the event with cash or check only. Each ticket costs $30 pp and includes the tip. You can also participate in the 50/50 raffle for a chance to win! All proceeds from the event will benefit Southold Historical Museum. We hope to see you there! Tickets and more at:

Advance Tickets


Preregister Now for Our Upcoming

Pickleball Tournament


Come enjoy a day of fun and friendly community competition!

Preregistration is now open for our 2024 “History in the Making” Pickleball Tournament. The tournament will take place on Saturday, June 1 at Tasker Park, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic, with a rain date of June 2.

Intermediate, advanced intermediate, and advanced players are encouraged to register for the change-partner, round-robin format. Preregistration fee is $55 up until April 14 and includes a tournament t-shirt, gift bag, and refreshments. After April 15, registration is $60. Due to limited players, preregistration is encouraged to avoid being shut out. Whether you come to play or watch, audience raffle tickets will be available for a chance to win some great prizes. Join us for this fun and exciting fundraising event! Call 631-765-5500 for more info.


Website Highlights

“The Icehouse Cometh” by Rosemary McKinley

Apr. 8

Winter Lecture: “Keeping it Rooted on Long Island”
with Tom Schaudel 


Apr. 24

“Burger and A Beer” Fundraiser
at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.

Apr. 29

Step Back in
History Week 


May 25

Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse Reopening


Your gracious support allows Southold Historical Museum

to offer many free events throughout the year. Thank you.





Southold Historical Museum programs are made possible by New York State Council on the Arts

with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.



AAQ / Resource: Townsend Manor Inn

Old-Fashioned Hospitality