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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
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,
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
Enjoy our new website!