Historical Societies

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    Taxonomy Code: TA-2850

    Organizations that preserve the historical heritage of a particular county, city, township, town or other specific geographic area. Activities include preservation and restoration of historic and archaeological sites located within the jurisdiction; restoration or reconstruction of historical buildings; collection, preservation and publication of local historical material; dissemination of historical information; and promotion of historical work in the community. Historical societies may operate museums, libraries and archives; conduct historical research; study local cultures; and sponsor historical programs and exhibitions.

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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
    1901 DEPOT AND FREIGHT HOUSEDisplays railroad memorabilia and artifacts including a telegraph system. Also has a caboose on display.Suffolk1901 DEPOT AND FREIGHT HOUSELINDENHURST HISTORICAL SOCIETY
    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
    BAYPORT AERODROME SOCIETYOperates a museum on early aviation during the wartime era between WWI and WWII. Membership composed of aviation professionals and those interested in preserving aviation history. Offers tours to the community. Call or visit the website for additional information.SuffolkBAYPORT AERODROME SOCIETYBAYPORT AERODROME SOCIETY
    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
    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
    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
    HUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and exhibits local history and presents programs on the local history of Huntington. Offers educational programs for school age children at the Conklin and Kissam House Museums and a summer camp program. Offers tours, exhibitions, craft classes, genealogy workshops, seasonal festivals and special events.SuffolkHUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETYHUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
    LANDMARKS AND PRESERVATION COMMISSIONResponsible for designating historic districts and town landmarks.SuffolkLANDMARKS AND PRESERVATION COMMISSIONTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
    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
    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
    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
    OFFICE OF THE TOWN HISTORIANKeeps historical documents, articles and photographs of the Town. Researchers are welcome by appointment.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND SPORTS AND CULTURAL RESOURCESTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    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
    SAGTIKOS MANOR HISTORICAL SOCIETYPreserves and promotes the Sagtikos Manor, the oldest house in the town of Islip. Offers tours and various events. The history of the manor mirrors the history of Long Island and New York State. Call for additional information.SuffolkSAGTIKOS MANOR HISTORICAL SOCIETYSAGTIKOS MANOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY
    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 COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETYA museum, library and archives containing an extensive collection of historical and genealogical holdings on the people of Suffolk County. Offers school and public programs for adults and children. Reservations required.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETYSUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
    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
    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 HISTORIANCompiles detailed historical information regarding the town through research and interviews. Provides information to local media, organizations, institutions and residents on historical aspects of the town and its citizens.SuffolkTOWN HISTORIANTOWN OF RIVERHEAD
    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

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