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Southold Historical Museum is pleased to again offer the Bainbridge Internship Program for 2022. This internship is a terrific opportunity for a local student to gain a hands-on understanding of the many operations that help Southold Historical Museum preserve and share Southold’s history for our community and future generations.
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The internship requires the completion of 100 hours of service to the Museum and is accompanied by a $1,500 stipend. Potential candidates must be entering grade 10, 11 or 12 and live in Southold Town. The internship honors late Southold Historical Museum supporter, Mildred Bainbridge. 
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Deadline to apply is June 3.
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The application and other details are posted on the Museum’s website,
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A fascinating new exhibit titled: ‘Undercover: Stories of Rum Running in Southold’ will be opening May 28 at the Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse! The exhibit reveals sites around Southold that were linked to the history of rum running in the area; and relays actual historical accounts from residents who recalled the era.
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While visiting, you’ll see other exhibits that portray the rich maritime culture of the area. The museum, exhibit and tower will be open for tours weekends, 11:30-4:00 through mid-Sept. The $5 admission, or $10 for families, includes access to the nearby Maple Lane Complex of historic buildings on Main Rd. Reminder: Add’l $5 town parking fee at lighthouse for non-residents.
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Come out and participate in the fun and exciting Southold Historical Museum Pickleball Tournament from 9am – 1pm on Sat., June 4 at Tasker Park in Peconic (rain date June 5). It’s a great way to enjoy some outdoor activity and make new friends! 
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Intermediate and advanced players are encouraged to preregister for this fundraising tournament. The format will be change partner, round-robin. Preregistration fee is $50; or registration on the day of event is $55. Includes a tournament t-shirt and refreshments. Find out more.
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Special thanks to our sponsors:
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Get ready to hunt for treasures! Southold Historical Museum’s Annual Yard Sale is Sat., June 11 and Sun., June 12. Yard sale regulars know that this sale is not to be missed!
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The yard sale will take place on the porch and lawn of Southold Historical Museum’s Prince Building at 54325 Main Rd. in Southold and begins at 8:30am both days. No early birds please. Cash only. Kindly bring a reusable bag to bring home your finds.
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Whether you’re searching for specific pieces or just hoping to discover unexpected treasures, you never know what you might find at our annual yard sale. All proceeds benefit the mission of Southold Historical Museum to promote interest in and education about the history of Southold and to bring together those persons who desire to discover, acquire, preserve, maintain, and exhibit historic sites, buildings, and relics.
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More information at SoutholdHistorical.org/events
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It’s spring, and ‘wedding season’ is approaching. Did you know that the tradition of the bride wearing white is relatively new?
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For centuries, brides would have worn whatever was their best dress to get married. In 1884, Hattie Davidson married Edward Tuthill in this brown taffeta dress with sparkly silver buttons and ruffled velvet hem that was lined with brown cotton.
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You can read more and see pictures of some of the interesting items we have preserved in our collection at SoutholdHistorical.org/collections-corner

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May 28
Horton Point Lighthouse reopening
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June 4 (Rain Date June 5)
Pickleball Tournament
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June 11 & June 12
Annual Yard Sale beginning each day at 8:30am
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July 1-31
Ten Squared Online Art Exhibit & Sale
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July 2
Maple Lane Complex Reopening
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July 16
Sip of Summer Party
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July 30 & 31
Antiques, Arts & Crafts Fair
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August 6
Ice Cream Social
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