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COLLECTIONS CORNER

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Goldsmith’s Inlet/Peconic Gristmill 
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There have been many mills in the Town of Southold. The one that stood at the top of Mill Lane in Peconic is perhaps the most remembered. It was originally built on the Sound in 1839 as a tidal mill. In an effort to increase efficiency, the owners added a tower with vanes to catch the wind in 1870. Thus, the mill used both the power of the wind and the tides. 
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The mill arms were severely damaged in the Thanksgiving Blizzard 1898. The storm tore the windmill and tower from the building. According to Rosalind Case Newell, the tower was never restored. Instead, the tidal mill was used with just its original water wheel for several more years. Eventually, modern mechanization made local mills such as this a relic of the past. 
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The building was left derelict, slowly collapsing into itself, until it was finally taken down in 1906. The mill is still talked about today, and the water channel continues to be of interest to many.
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DINNER FOR TWO BY MARONI SOUTHOLD

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“Dinner for Two by Maroni Southold”
to Benefit Southold Historical Museum
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It’s the return of “Dinner for Two by Maroni Southold”, a fundraising event to benefit Southold Historical Museum. “Dinner for Two by Maroni Southold” offers an opportunity to enjoy a delicious dinner of Grandma Maroni’s Famous Italian meatballs served over Penne Pomodoro while also supporting your local history museum. The take-out dinner will be Friday, December 3, 2021. Maroni Southold is donating their goods and services so that all proceeds will benefit Southold Historical Museum.  
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Tickets will be sold in advance through Southold Historical Museum’s website. Please purchase online at www.southoldhistorical.org. Payment is through PayPal or PayPal Guest Checkout. If you do not have a PayPal account simply select the “Pay With Debit or Credit Card” button. The deadline to purchase is Friday, November 26. The cost per ticket is $50, and it includes a hearty meal serving 2 adults to be heated at home. Pick up your yummy dinner for two with heating instructions at the back deck pick up window of Maroni Southold at 54195 Main Rd., Southold between 3-6:30 pm. (No substitutions please.)
For more information on this or any other museum programs or events, please call 631.765.5500 or visit www.southoldhistorical.org.
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COME VISIT THE PRINCE BUILDING SHOPS!

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Looking for a unique gift or want to spruce up your holiday ware? Come shop at the Treasure Exchange. Our inventory is constantly changing. The Treasure Exchange is open from Thursday through Saturday from 10am – 4pm. While your there stop by our Museum Gift Shop and browse our extensive local history and art book selection and other unique find. The Treasure Exchange and Museum Gift Shop are located 54325 Main Road, Southold, NY 11971.
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November 26
Annual Candlelight Tour
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December 3
Takeout Dinner for Two by Maroni Southold
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December 4
Holiday Fair
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SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL MUSEUM | www.southoldhistorical.org|631-765-5500 |info@southoldhistorical.org
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