Historical Museum


Join Us for a Culinary Lecture Featuring Chef Tom Schaudel


Join us for a special free winter lecture at Southold Town Recreation Center in Peconic featuring renowned Chef Tom Schaudel. The event will take place this Monday, Apr. 8 at 5pm (time has been changed from 4pm).

Chef Schaudel will discuss “Keeping It Rooted on Long Island”, sharing his expertise in utilizing fresh, local ingredients to craft delightful culinary creations. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear stories from Chef Schaudel’s extensive history in the restaurant industry. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from a culinary master and immerse yourself in the flavors of Long Island.

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Preregister now through Apr. 14 for the Community Pickleball Tournament


The preregistration discount for the upcoming 2024 “History in the Making” Pickleball Tournament is available through Apr. 14, so sign up now!

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. Preregistration fee is $55 and includes a tournament t-shirt, gift bag, and refreshments. After April 14, registration is $60. Due to limited players, preregistration is encouraged to avoid being shut out.

Everyone is invited to watch the tournament! Raffle tickets, for audience members and players alike, 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.


Treasure Exchange 20% Off Sale Through Apr. 6


Find your treasure at the Treasure Exchange and enjoy an additional 20% everything in the store through this Saturday. You’ll find designer accessories, tableware, children’s vintage items, artwork, decorative items, jewelry, and more.


The Treasure Exchange, winner of Dan’s Papers’ “Best North Fork Thrift Shop”, is located in the historic Prince Building at 54325 Main Road, Southold and is open Thursday and Fridays 10am – 4pm and Saturdays, 11am – 3pm.

Treasure Exchange


Arrange a Tour for your Group or Club


Did you know we welcome your private groups to come tour the Maple Lane Complex and Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse, even when our locations aren’t open for regular hours?

We would gladly accommodate your local special interest club, association, retirement community, school or home school group, religious organization, or work-related group. A private tour makes for a more intimate and educational experience! Why not let us help arrange a fun outing today?

Feel free to contact us for more information at 631-765-5500 or info@southoldhistorical.org

Group Tour Info


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


You’re invited to Southold Historical Museum’s “Burger and a Beer” fundraising event at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Peconic on April 24 from 4pm to 8pm.

You can enjoy a delicious burger or cheeseburger (smash burger style), fries, and a refreshing beer in a fun and casual atmosphere. (Vegetarian option available by request, and wine available for a modest upcharge.) 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!

Advance Tickets


Website Highlights

“Mary Who?” by Jacqueline Dinan

April 8

Winter Lecture: “Keeping it Rooted on Long Island”

with Tom Schaudel


April 24

“Burger and A Beer” Fundraiser

at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.

April 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. 



631-765-5500 – Info@SoutholdHistorical.org


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