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February 2017

Lecture : “Spies” Nest: Major John Andre’s Activities at Raynham Hall in Oyster Bay w/ Claire Bellerjeau

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main Street
Setauket, 11733
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For over 175 years, historians and authors have suggested that Major John André, the British spy who was captured and hanged for his part in Benedict Arnold’s treason plot, visited the Townsend home in Oyster Bay, which is now Raynham Hall Museum. Until now, those accounts were presented as legend, without reference to primary documentation. In “Spies Nest”, Claire Bellerjeau, Raynham Hall Museum's Historian, reveals her recent discovery of a series of 1779 letters which finally prove that André did…

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March 2017

Tea with a Spot of History : A Path to Preservation : The Connetquot River Story

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Connetqout River State Park is among the largest state parks on Long Island.  The path of this river from private hunting preserve to state protection was a circuitous and convoluted route.  Many people and organizations were involved.  This program will trace the history of the park from European settlement to the present time.  It will answer questions like: Who was Eliphelet Snedecor?  Where was Jackson’s Mills?  What was the connection between the Southside Sports men’s Club and the Connetquot River…

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$55 - $65

40th Annual Awards Dinner Celebration

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Field Club, 86 West Meadow Road
East Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Wednesday, March 22nd, 6 - 9 pm Old Field Club, 86  West Meadow Rd, East Setauket, NY The event will include: three course dinner, cash bar, jazz ensemble, and the awards ceremony. 6:00-6:45 pm: Cocktails 6:45-7:00 pm: Welcome by Stephen Healy, President of the Three Village Historical Society 7:00 pm: Dinner and awards to follow. Dinner Menu: Intro: Cheese/Fruit/Crudité Salad: North Fork Salad Entrée (choose one of three): Sliced Grilled Sirloin Steak with port wine reduction, Herb Crusted Salmon with lemon sauce, Grilled Vegetable Lasagna-…

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April 2017
$10

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

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 : The Wind and the Water, The Milling Industry in Suffolk County

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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Who built the various Long Island mills?  How were mills adapted to local conditions in the late 19th century?  What was the function of these mills?  Where were most mills located?  How long did it take to build a mill?  

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Lecture : Pot Luck Supper and Witchcraft of Goody Garlick w/ Tara Rider

April 17 @ 7:00 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. The most famous American witch-hunt began in 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts. Yet, more than three decades before that notorious event, Long Island had its very own witchcraft trial — the trial of Goody Garlick! Accusations of…

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$10

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

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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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May 2017
$10

Walk Through Maritime History: Down the Ways the Wooden Ship Era

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Town of Brookhaven Dock, Shore Road
East Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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The walk is approximately 1 and 1/2 hours and will take tour-goers along Shore Road to Scott's Cove and return.  The walking tour explores the Dyer's Neck-East Setauket Historical Shipbuilding District where coast-wise and ocean-going ships were built and where these local families, lived, worked and died.  You will see the carpenter shop where the construction planning took place and visit the area where completed ships wintered over and where the bones of these ships rest today.  As a special…

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$10

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

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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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June 2017

Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road
Setauket, NY 11733 United States
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A fundraiser to benefit the Three Village Historical Society.  Free and Open to the public. CALL FOR DONATIONS : Spring cleaning?  Our yard sale depends on your donations.  Start saving your gently used household items!  Contact us for any large items you wish to donate.   WANT TO BECOME A VENDOR? : Looking for artisans, food vendors and others.  $30 fee (non-members), $25 fee (members).  10' x 10' outdoor spaces available.  Click to apply : https://goo.gl/forms/TwKZPKgHOwgVsQYa2

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