Historic Preservation

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Taxonomy Code: TA-2800

Programs that acquire, protect, maintain and, where necessary, restore buildings, structures, art and cultural objects, landscapes, sites or entire districts that have historical, architectural, archaeological, engineering, cultural, or artistic significance for the enjoyment and edification of current and future generations.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
14TH REGIMENT N.Y.S.M. COMPANY E LIVING HISTORY ASSOCIATIONPreserves the history of the 14th Regiment New York State Militia and the American Civil War. Living history presentations are done at schools, historical societies, museums, parades and other events. Sets up a camp that resembles one from the Civil War, does drill and firing exhibitions and runs through a brief drill using wooden muskets. Restores grave sites of the Veterans of the 14th Regiment N.Y.S.M. All presentations are given in full civil war uniform. Call for more information.14TH REGIMENT N.Y.S.M. COMPANY E LIVING HISTORY ASSOCIATION14TH REGIMENT N.Y.S.M. COMPANY E LIVING HISTORY ASSOCIATION
AMAGANSETT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONExhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Amagansett from the Colonial period through the 20th century. Consists of Miss Amelie Cottage Museum and the Roy K. Lester Carriage Museum exhibiting locally made 28 horse-drawn carriages. Call for schedule and fees.SuffolkAMAGANSETT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATIONAMAGANSETT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
ARCHIVES/HISTORIANPreserves town government records, collects, catalogues, and preserves the history of the Town of Southampton. Accessible by appointment only.SuffolkARCHIVES/HISTORIANTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
BAY SHORE HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits the local history of Bay Shore. Offers tours of the Gibson-Mack-Holt House, historical exhibits, educational programs. bus tours of Bay Shore, and a reference library. Call or check website for more information.SuffolkBAY SHORE HISTORICAL SOCIETYBAY SHORE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
BOHEMIA HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits Czech history in Bohemia and presents programs on the local history of Bohemia. Holds monthly meetings on the 1st Thursday of the month, except Jan, Feb, Mar, July and Aug, at 7pm at the museum building on Locust Avenue.SuffolkBOHEMIA HISTORICAL SOCIETYBOHEMIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
CAMP HERO STATE PARKOffers picnic areas, surf fishing, surfing, trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, and ocean vistas from bluffs. This is also the former military base for coastal defense during World War II.SuffolkCAMP HERO STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
EAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETYCollects, preserves, presents and interprets the material, cultural, and economic heritage of the town and its surroundings. The Society is also the parent company for a complex of five museums, national landmark historic sites and workshop facilities of both local and national importance. Also interprets social and natural history of the area through exhibits, living history programs, publications, tours, lectures and workshops.SuffolkEAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETYEAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
EAST ISLIP HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of East Islip. Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month (except for January and February, July and August). Call for location and additional information.SuffolkEAST ISLIP HISTORICAL SOCIETYEAST ISLIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY
EAST ROCKAWAY GRIST MILL MUSEUMThe museum depicts the history of East Rockaway from the time it was built in 1688 to the end of the 19th century. Call for brochure. Speakers Bureau available.NassauEAST ROCKAWAY GRIST MILL MUSEUMEAST ROCKAWAY GRIST MILL MUSEUM
EDUCATIONProvides a variety of innovative, hands-on school discovery programs to actively involve students in discovering and analyzing many aspects of Long Island history. These programs include role playing, handling objects, house hunts, creative writing, and art workshops. Call for more information.SuffolkEDUCATIONSOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF LONG ISLAND ANTIQUITIES
ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTOversees construction and maintenance of buildings, parks, beaches, marinas, office complexes, historical properties, and other town-owned properties. Also maintains all street lights and town traffic signals.ENGINEERING DEPARTMENTTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
FARMINGVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Farmingville. Call or e-mail for time and location of meeting.SuffolkFARMINGVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETYFARMINGVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
GREENLAWN-CENTERPORT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUMPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Greenlawn and Centerport.SuffolkGREENLAWN-CENTERPORT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUMGREENLAWN-CENTERPORT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION AND MUSEUM
HAMPTON BAYS HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Hampton Bays.SuffolkHAMPTON BAYS HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETYHAMPTON BAYS HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GREATER PORT JEFFERSONPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Port Jefferson.SuffolkHISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GREATER PORT JEFFERSONHISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GREATER PORT JEFFERSON
LANDMARKS AND PRESERVATION COMMISSIONResponsible for designating historic districts and town landmarks.SuffolkLANDMARKS AND PRESERVATION COMMISSIONTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
LOCAL HISTORY ROOMProvides a research facility which includes digital collections, historical and genealogical databases, Brentwood High School yearbooks, reference collection for genealogy and local history research, scrapbooks, photographs and artifacts related to Brentwood history. Please call ahead for access to our special collections.SuffolkLOCAL HISTORY ROOMBRENTWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
MATTITUCK-LAUREL HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUMSPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Mattituck. Maintains five building on the site including two houses (1799) and (1841), a school house (1846), milk house (circa 1850), and a farm outbuilding with 19th century farm implements and machine on display. Permanent exhibit includes Indian artifacts recovered in Mattituck and a collection of 19th century quilts.SuffolkMATTITUCK-LAUREL HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUMSMATTITUCK-LAUREL HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUMS
MILLER PLACE-MT. SINAI HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.Preserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Miller Place and Mt. Sinai.SuffolkMILLER PLACE-MT. SINAI HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.MILLER PLACE-MT. SINAI HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.
MONTAUK HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Montauk. It is also responsible for the operation of both the Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum and Gift Shop and the Second House Museum as well as craft fairs and other public fund raising events.SuffolkMONTAUK HISTORICAL SOCIETYMONTAUK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
MORICHES BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Moriches Bay. Maintains the 1750 Havens Estate, including the Tuttle Barn which houses a museum and the thrift store, Haven's Gift Shop and Clothing Boutique. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Call for more information. HAVEN'S GIFT SHOP AND CLOTHING BOUTIQUE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.SuffolkMORICHES BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETYMORICHES BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
MUSEUM COMPLEXMuseum Complex contains several buildings displaying early American artifacts and activities, the Blacksmith Shop, Milk House, Boat House and others. Offers guided tours to schools and organizations. Museum Shop/Exchange Shop also on premises. Call for fees and further information.SuffolkMUSEUM COMPLEXBELLPORT-BROOKHAVEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
NASSAU COUNTY POLICE GEORGE F. MAHER MUSEUMHouses memorabilia dating from 1925 and includes weapons, vehicles, uniforms, photograph and artifacts. Call to set up free group tours.NassauNASSAU COUNTY POLICE GEORGE F. MAHER MUSEUMNASSAU COUNTY POLICE GEORGE F. MAHER MUSEUM
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - LONG ISLAND SUNRISE TRAIL CHAPTERPreserves and exhibits the history of railroading, specializing in Long Island's significant contribution to railroad history.SuffolkNATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - LONG ISLAND SUNRISE TRAIL CHAPTERNATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - LONG ISLAND SUNRISE TRAIL CHAPTER
NEW YORK STATE MUSEUMProvides exhibits and research information from New York State's past, present, and future. Seeks to provide inquiry, discovery, and history access into New York's rich, artistic, social, historical and environmental legacies, in fields of geology, biology, anthropology, and history.NEW YORK STATE MUSEUMNEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
NORTH GREAT RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of North Great River. Call to set up appointments. The Society also prints a Quarterly Newsletter.SuffolkNORTH GREAT RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETYNORTH GREAT RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
NORTHPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUMPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Northport.SuffolkNORTHPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUMNORTHPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
OLD VILLAGE HALL MUSEUMPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on the local history of Lindenhurst. Tours are available. Call for additional information.SuffolkOLD VILLAGE HALL MUSEUMLINDENHURST HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PLANTING FIELDS ARBORETUM STATE HISTORIC PARKFeatures 409 acres of rolling lawns, gardens, woodlands, and nature walks. Visitors may see displays in the Camellia greenhouse and the Main Greenhouse, as well as go on guided tours of the Coe Hall Mansion. Seasonal activities include outdoor tent and lawn concerts, classes, flower shows, craft shows, holiday tree lighting and festivals. Hiking allowed. Call for further information.NassauPLANTING FIELDS ARBORETUM STATE HISTORIC PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
POST-MORROW FOUNDATION, INC.Charitable operating foundation established to preserve and conserve the rural, cultural and historical character of the hamlet of Brookhaven and surrounding areas in Suffolk County. Gives grants to local charities. Publishes a Newsletter.SuffolkPOST-MORROW FOUNDATION, INC.POST-MORROW FOUNDATION, INC.
ROCK HALL MUSEUMOffers many public programs including concerts, lectures, October Country Fair, storytelling, Watercolor Workshop in the Garden, Children's Garden Club, and a variety of changing exhibits. Friends of Rock Hall are volunteers who raise funds and sponsor historic research. Call for further information.NassauDEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
SCHOOL TOURS OF THE WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACEOffers students an interdisciplinary historical and literary experience, directly related to the New York State Social Studies curriculum and enables students to develop a greater knowledge and appreciation of American and Long Island history. Students are encouraged to develop critical thinking skills and enhance creativity by actually producing poetry. Call for further information.SuffolkSCHOOL TOURS OF THE WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACENEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
SHADMOOR STATE PARKOffers ocean beach, freshwater wetlands, salt water surf fishing, birdwatching, hiking and biking trails, and the preservation of 2 concrete bunkers from World War II.SuffolkSHADMOOR STATE PARKNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
SMITHTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETYPromotes interest in, and preservation of, the history of Smithtown and immediate surrounding areas.SuffolkSMITHTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETYSMITHTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUMPreserves and exhibits local history and presetns programs on local history of Southampton.SuffolkSOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUMSOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUMPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on local history of Southold.SuffolkSOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUMSOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM
SUFFOLK POLICE MUSEUMProvides self-guided tours of museum which is dedicated to tracing police history. Tour includes a vintage police car, police booths, recreated 1927 station house, ride-on stationary motorcycle, police uniforms, equipment, historic photos and memorabilia.SuffolkSUFFOLK POLICE MUSEUMSUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.
THE EDWARDS HOMESTEADProvides tours, and presentations about the history of Sayville, West Sayville, and immediately surrounding areas.SuffolkTHE EDWARDS HOMESTEADTHE SAYVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
THE LONG ISLAND ROOMHouses resource materials that allow researchers to better understand how the past shaped the local community. This is done through documents, ledgers, account books, scrapbooks, journals, personal correspondence, business records, pamphlets, photographs, postcards, contemporary books, and other similar items. Appointment recommended.SuffolkTHE LONG ISLAND ROOMSMITHTOWN LIBRARY
THREE VILLAGE HISTORICAL SOCIETYOffers anyone within the Community a chance to explore local history through education. Offers programs funded in part by public funds from New York State Council on the Arts and the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs.SuffolkTHREE VILLAGE HISTORICAL SOCIETYTHREE VILLAGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
TOWN HISTORIANCollects, catalogs, and preserves historical record of the unincorporated areas of the town, serves as chairman of the Town of Babylon Historic Preservation Commission, assists town employees and the general public in researching historical questions concerning the Town of Babylon.SuffolkTOWN HISTORIANTOWN OF BABYLON
TOWN HISTORIANCollects, catalogues, and preserves historical records of the town, serves as chairman of the Town of Southold Historic Preservation Committee, assists town employees and the general public in researching historical questions concerning the Town of Southold.SuffolkTOWN HISTORIANTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
VERIZON-TELECOM PIONEER MUSEUMPreserves and exhibits the history of Alexander Graham Bell and the development of the telephone. Exhibits include a re-creation of Alexander Graham Bell's workshop, the wire used in the first telephone transmission and models of early telephones.SuffolkVERIZON-TELECOM PIONEER MUSEUMLONG ISLAND TELEPHONE PIONEER MUSEUM
WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM AND STATE HISTORIC SITEPreserves (jointly with the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association) the 1819 house in which Walt Whitman was born, making the poet, his life, and his work accessible to those visiting the site. Also offers lectures, workshops, seminars, poetry readings, Art Gallery, poetry festivals, and exhibits. Call for more information.SuffolkWALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM AND STATE HISTORIC SITENEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
YOUNG INDIAN CULTURAL GROUPDedicated to preserving Indian Culture through teaching traditions, stories, cultural values and performing arts Maintaining strong skills in languages like Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu and Sanskrit Conducting workshops and courses for the community Training cultural teachers to continue the traditions Developing teaching materials and curriculum for teachers Developing leadership programs for youth and families and serving as a community resource to Asian Indians and other groups.NassauYOUNG INDIAN CULTURAL GROUPYOUNG INDIAN CULTURAL GROUP

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