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Thursday April 5th, 2018


The Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will host Robert G. Müller and his presentation on "Long Island’s Lighthouses: Past and Present".

The program, based on his 2004 book of the same name, is a fun and educational exploration of more than twenty local light stations and the people who have built and maintained them for over 220 years. The program illustrates the diversity and depth of our local lighthouse heritage with images from the 1796 to the present.

Müller is also the author of New York State Lighthouses, part of the Arcadia Postcard History series. He was the founding president of the Long Island Lighthouse Society, is a past president of the East Islip Historical Society, and has served as a volunteer at several lighthouses.

In 2005, he received the US Lighthouse Society’s President’s Award for “outstanding contributions to lighthouse preservation.” He is currently a National Park Service volunteer at the Fire Island Lighthouse and serves on the Stepping Stones Lighthouse Preservation Committee.

The program will be held at the Islip Public Library, 71 Monell Ave., from 7-9 pm and is free and open to the public.  Refreshments served.  For more info: 631-245-0675, www.isliphamlethistory.org.



Walk With Me Through History
An exhibit of self-guided walking tours of Islip Hamlet's historic markers

This Exhibit will showcase all of the Islip Hamlet historical markers, with maps, photos, and guides outlining ideas to "create your own walking tour" for fun and educational fall walks!  A website link will be provided for cellphones to aid/link walking tours to our website marker pages.  This exhibit is located at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip in their history room.  

The exhibit runs from September 19th through November 22nd, Tuesday through Friday, 12N to 4:00 pm.




Garden Walk 2017 pictures have been posted!

The 2017 Annual Holiday House Tour was a success!

The pictures from the tour have been posted under Events / House Tours / 2017
 
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