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February 2016

Lecture: Montauk Lighthouse

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Setauket Neighborhood House,
95 Main Street
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Henry  Osmers will speak on the history of the Montauk Lighthouse. The Three Village Historical Society Lecture Series is free and open to the public. No preregistration is required.

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Tea With a Spot of History: Octave Chanute

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Three Village Historical Society,
93 North Country Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Dr. Frank Turano will give a short presentation on Octave Chanute: Forgotten Engineer of Pioneer Flight, Mentor to the Wright Brothers and Glen Curtiss. Octave Chanute was a seminal figure in the history of aviation. He was committed to a cooperative effort to achieve powered flight.  His “Progress in Flying Machines” published in 1894 served as a starting point for virtually all the efforts to fly that succeeded that date.  He served as mentor to both the Wright Brothers and…

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March 2016

Tea With A Spot Of History: Down The Ways, The Wooden Ship Era

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Three Village Historical Society,
93 North Country Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Three Village Historical Society Historian Bev Tyler will present Down the Ways, the Wooden Ship Era, an overview of the local shipbuilding trade. This special Members Only presentation features tea and a short presentation on a local history topic. The event is held at the Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road, Setauket, NY 11733.  Seating is limited, reservations are required. You must be a member in good standing with the Three Village Historical Society to attend this event. Call the…

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Annual Awards Dinner

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Field Club,
86 West Meadow Road
East Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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The Annual Awards Dinner will be held on Wednesday, March  23rd at the Old Field Club. More information soon to follow. The Annual Awards Dinner honors volunteers and area residents who make outstanding contributions to the Three Village Historical Society and our community.  There is still time to make a nomination for our awards.  Please check out our awards categories and previous awards winners and submit a nomination (click here to go to our awards nominations post).  The deadline for…

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April 2016

Walk Through History with Abraham Woodhull: Farmer & Revolutionary War Spy

April 9 @ 2:00 pm
Caroline Church Parking Lot,
1 Dyke Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Walk through history with farmer and Revolutionary War spy Abraham Woodhull. Explore the nature sanctuary that was once Woodhull’s farm, the Setauket Village Green, Grist Mill, Patriot’s Rock and historic grave sites. Explore the woods, fields, ponds and bays that tell the story of Long Island’s colonization and settlement. The Tour begins and ends at the parking lot at the front of the Caroline Episcopal Church, 1 Dyke Rd, Setauket, NY. Abraham Woodhull, aka: Samuel Culper was the spy recruited…

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Tea With A Spot Of History: Three Village People and Places

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Three Village Historical Society,
93 North Country Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Three Village Historical Society Historian Bev Tyler will give a short presentation on the people and places of the Three Villages. This special Members Only presentation features tea and a short presentation on a local history topic. The event is held at the Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road, Setauket, NY 11733.  Seating is limited, reservations are required. You must be a member in good standing with the Three Village Historical Society to attend this event. Call the office (631)…

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Maritime Walking Tour: Down the Ways the Wooden Ship Era

April 17 @ 2:00 pm
Town of Brookhaven Dock,
Shore Road
East Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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A walking tour of Dyer’s Neck – East Setauket shipbuilding areas as it was in the 1850’s and 1860’s when there were shipyards all along Shore Road. See the homes of shipyard bosses, ship captains, shipyard workers and farmers on a walk from the Brookhaven Town Dock. Shore Road, East Setauket. Note: All tours are an hour and a half long. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start times listed to ensure prompt start. Donation: $8/person. Tour starts at…

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Annual Pot Luck Supper/Lecture

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Setauket Neighborhood House,
95 Main Street
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Join the Three Village Historical Society and the Setauket Neighborhood House Association for our annual Pot Luck Supper. Bring an entrée that serves six. Wine and Cheese reception, and dessert will be provided. Reception starts at 6:00 pm with dinner and lecture to follow. Three Village Historical Society Education Director Donna Smith and Society Historian Beverly Tyler, Town of Brookhaven Historian Barbara Russell, and Katherine Downs-Reuter will give a presentation: Linking Students In: It Takes a Village.

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$25.00

Tri-Spy Biking Tour

April 23 @ 10:00 am
Three Village Historical Society,
93 North Country Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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The remarkable true story of General George Washington’s Setauket Spy Ring has come to life in books, exhibits and even in the television series TURN. Now Long Islanders, and people from around the globe can discover and relive history for themselves in an ingenious new outdoor adventure which will take nature enthusiasts, athletes and history lovers to a whole new level. Local historian Margo Arceri, a Strong’s Neck resident who has spent years researching the Culper Spy Ring and its…

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$8.00

Setauket Village Green Walking Tour

April 23 @ 2:00 pm
Setauket Presbyterian Church,
5 Caroline Ave
Setauket, 11733
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This is a walking tour of Brookhaven Town’s Original Settlement. Brookhaven Town was founded in 1655 and the Town was based in Setauket until the end of the 18th Century when the town officers and political center moved to Coram. Discover Setauket’s rich history as you explore its architecture and beautiful natural environment. Visit the  cemetery where  the leader of the Setauket Spy Ring is buried, near the resting place of the artist William Sydney Mount. See the 17th century…

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