Historical Museum

Join Us this Saturday to Tour the Historic Maple Lane Complex



Southold Historical Museum is opening its doors to the Maple Lane Complex of historic buildings on

Saturday, May 18 in honor of International Museum Day.

This global event, organized by the International Council of Museums, celebrates museums as important places for cultural exchange, enrichment, and understanding.

From 1pm to 4pm, you can explore the complex and delve into the rich history of the area. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your friends and family while learning about the past. Admission is just $5pp or $10 for families.

Museum Day


Nautical Museum at Horton Point Opening May 25


Come view historic aerial photos of Southold at the “Soaring Over Southold” special exhibit, open weekends, 11:30 – 4:00, starting May 25 at the Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse. See how much our town has changed, or not changed, over the years. See if you can spot your house or business!

While here, explore thrilling exhibits detailing the early history of the lighthouse, its keepers, and the baymen, along with shipwrecks, whaling, and the famous Holland Submarine. Climb the 58-foot high tower! Admission is just $5 or $10/families. Note: Southold Park District lot charges $5 additional parking fee for non-residents.

Nautical Museum


Limited Spaces Available for our Afternoon Pickleball Tournament


Are you ready for an afternoon of fun and excitement? The Afternoon Competitive “History in the Making” Pickleball Tournament is just around the corner and you don’t want to miss out! Register now to secure your spot and be a part of this event. The tournament will start at 12:30 pm on June 1 (rain date June 2) at Tasker Park in Peconic. Hurry, the morning session sold out, so don’t wait to sign up! Whether you want to participate in the tournament or just come and watch, all are welcome. And don’t forget about the game day raffles!

Many thanks to our sponsors: Poliwoda Team of Douglas Elliman, Charles and Helen Reichert Family Foundation, Mattituck Lions, Gary Despres Physical Therapy, Country Corner Café, Greenport IGA, and Southold IGA.

Pickleball Registration


Collections Corner: Greenport Penny Lumber Store


This photo in our Charles Meredith collection was taken in June 1961 at the grand opening ceremony for Greenport Penny Lumber. The only person in the image we can identify is Let Albertson, third from the left. Let us know if you can identify anyone else in the photo (or if you are in the photo!)

Also does anyone remember where the building was? Email info@southoldhistorical.org

Collections Corner



Website Highlights

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May 18

International Museum Day


May 25

Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse Reopens

June 1

Pickleball Tournament


June 29

Maple Lane Complex



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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