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On Saturday, July 15th (rain date July 16th) the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will have their 5th Garden Walk – “Secret Gardens of Islip” - from 12N – 4:00 p.m.  Come enjoy a beautiful summer day as 5 friends of the society open their gates for guests to stroll through and enjoy these unique gardens; entertainment by Carols for Causes and light refreshments served at each location.  Tickets can be purchased, in person, starting June 1st, at Caroline’s Flower Shoppe, 341 Main Street, Islip (631/581-3464), or through Eventbrite, starting May 12th (there will be a small processing fee).  Tickets are $20/adult (no one under 16) pre-purchase and day of tour.  The 2016 Garden Walk was highlighted in Newsday's "weekend top 10 things to do".

Click here to purchase tickets through Eventbrite now...

For more info, 631/245-0675 or

Special Meeting for all HSIH Members

VOTE on the proposed changes to the Society's Bylaws.

As our society continues to evolve, it is important that we review our constitution and by-laws.  We are proposing a number of changes in an effort to better reflect the way our executive board is operating and clarify a few ambiguities in our former bylaws.  You will notice most of the changes have to do with the structure of our standing committees, and the archiving of our Society records.

These proposed changes are highlighted in yellow in the accompanying text.  Corrections of grammar or punctuation that do not change the essence of the document have not been highlighted.  As members of the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet, you have the right to review these changes and vote on them in a Special meeting which will be held on September 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Islip Public Library, 71 Monell Avenue, Islip.

Review the proposed changes by clicking here...

The annual Holiday House Tour was a success!

The pictures from the tour have been posted under Events / House Tours / 2016
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