Historic Sites

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Reflections of Long Island history can be explored throughout Eastern Long Island. North Fork, Shelter Island, Riverhead and The Hamptons all have community historical societies and showcase their history through special events, tours and promotions.

Embark on a journey to Long Island’s East End and take a remarkable trip through the past where the scenic splendor is rivaled only by the historic significance of the area. Visitors will be delighted at the incredible assortment of art and culture here reflecting the colorful and diverse history of the region.

The Suffolk County historical museum, located in Riverhead is a great place to start your historical journey! Today, over 20,000 historical artifacts are cared for in the museum. Permanent and changing exhibitions are used to interpret important themes in Suffolk County history. The artifact collections are broad in nature and are particularly strong in the areas of General History, Decorative Arts, Fine and Folk Arts, Costumes and Textiles, and Ethnographic and Natural History artifacts.

Be sure to visit the local historical society in whichever town you are visiting. They can offer an abundance of information on the rich history of the town, events that have taken place there and locations you won’t want to miss.

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

27320 Route 25
Cutchogue NY 11935
631-734-7122

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East Hampton Historical Society

101 Main Street
East Hampton NY 11937
631-324-6850

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Hallockville Museum Farm

6038 Sound Ave
Riverhead NY 11901
631-298-5292

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Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society & Museums

18200 Main Rd
Mattituck NY 11952
631-298-5248

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Oysterponds Historical Society

1555 Village Lane
Orient NY 11957
631-323-2480

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Sag Harbor Historical Society

174 Main St
Sag Harbor NY 11963
631-725-5092

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Shelter Island Historical Society

16 S Ferry Rd
Shelter Island NY 11964
631-749-0025

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Southold Historical Society

54325 Main Road
Southold NY 11971
631-765-5500

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Suffolk County Historical Society Museum

300 West Main Street
Riverhead NY 11901
631-727-2881

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The Bridgehampton Historical Society

2368 Montauk Highway
Bridgehampton NY 11932
631-537-1088

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Westhampton Beach Historical Society

101 Mill Road
Westhampton Beach NY 11978
631-288-1139

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