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COLLECTIONS CORNER:

John Holland (1840-1914) is considered by many to be the father of the modern submarine. While he lived and worked in New Jersey, Holland established a workshop in New Suffolk to test his inventions. 
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In this circa 1900 photo by Fred Strickland, Percy Tuthill stands next to one of Holland’s submarines along the shoreline of Peconic Bay.
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CALLING ALL GRAPHIC DESIGN ARTISTS:

LAST WEEK TO ENTER!!

Southold Historical Society
Logo Contest
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Get your creative juices flowing and be a part of our rebranding campaign! There is a $500 cash prize for the winner. To read the official rules and download the submission form, click the button below!

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Are you a current member of Southold Historical Society? We sure hope so. Membership has its benefits. It affords you a 10% discount at the Museum Gift Shop and Horton Point Lighthouse Gift Shop. You receive invitations to special events and exhibitions. Though we had to postpone or cancel some of the 2020 events, we are looking forward to their return in the year ahead.  
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We realize that for many of you the benefit of membership renewal is knowing that you are supporting the education and preservation of Southold’s rich local history and keeping your local museum alive.  We thank you for sharing the belief that our history is worth saving.
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CALL FOR ARTISTS

A Call for Artists for the 10” x 10”
Online Art Exhibition and Sale entitled: 
Ten Squared: Summer Solstice
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Southold Historical Society is proud to announce the return of Ten Squared, the museum’s online fundraising exhibit and sale. The theme of this summer exhibit is entitled Ten Squared: Summer Solstice. In this non-juried exhibition, artists are invited to submit pieces that are exactly 10” x 10”. Each work will be sold for $100, half of which will benefit Southold Historical Society. The online exhibit and sale will begin on the summer solstice, June 20 and continue through July 31, 2021.
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Artists are invited to submit up to 3 works which measure 10” x 10” including frame. All mediums are accepted.  Art works should be dry.  Please attach a label to the back of the artwork with Artist Name, Title, and Medium. (As noted: all artwork will be sold for $100.00, half which will benefit Southold Historical Society Museum).
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Finished 10” x 10” works are due to the Society by Tuesday, June, 1 2021. Kindly call 631.765.5500 for drop off instructions. Unsold work must be retrieved by August 16, 2021 or will be recycled. Instructions will follow for pick-up of unsold works.
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For more information please email info@southoldhistorical.org (attn: art sale) or call 631.765.5500.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS


Southold Historical Society continues operations despite some closures. Most of our locations are typically closed at this time of year, and others are delayed due to COVID. But we look forward to greeting visitors again this summer.
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 As always, researchers are invited to email info@southoldhistorical.org or call 631.765.5500.
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Shoppers are welcome to visit the Museum Gift Shop on Fridays from 11am-3pm or at other weekday times by appointment.
Please call 631.765.5500.
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Reopening dates will be announced in the coming months.
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From all of us at Southold Historical Society, thank you for your continued support.
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For any questions, please email info@southoldhistorical.org.
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SAVE THE DATE

Discover Southold Scavenger Hunt – April 17, 2021
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Online Silent Auction – May 2021
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Lecture on Culper Spy Ring by Bill Bleyer May 22, 2021
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Annual Yard Sale – June 19, 2021
Online Art Sale and Exhibition:
June 20, 2021 – July 31, 2021
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