(Additional details will be posted as they become available. All programs are subject to change.)
The Northport Historical Society's offices and Museum will be closed on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Sunday, December 15th -- "Parading Down Main Street"
"Parading Down Main Street" is an entertaining, informative guided walking tour of Northport's historic Main Street business district. Using photos from our Collection and a true gift for storytelling, your guide will make the past come alive. Tickets may be purchased the day of the tour in the Museum Shop at $5/person. The tour begins at 1:30 pm on the front steps of the museum.
Sunday, December 15th -- Sunday at the Society
This month our cultural series will feature a presentation on the new local history book Around Huntington Village with Dr. Alfred V. Sforza and Huntington Town Archivist Antonia S. Mattheou beginning at 2 p.m. in our main gallery. This event is free for members; $5 for non-members. Light refreshments will be served, and copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Thursday, December 19th -- Season's Readings
Bring your family (in your pjs, if you'd like!) and join us for dramatic readings of some favorite holiday stories. The evening will also feature cookie decorating and hot chocolate. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. in the main gallery of our museum, and the cost is $5 per family for our members; $10 per family for non-members. Advance registration is required, and can be made by calling the Society offices at 631-757-9859.
Tuesday, December 24th - Friday, December 27th -- CLOSED (Christmas)
Tuesdays - Sundays -- Self-Guided Walking Tour
A self-guided walking tour of Northport's historic Main Street is available in our Museum Shop at a cost of $5 per person. Tour-goers will be equipped with an audio player, a book of historic photographs and directions for their use. The tour is available during regular museum hours, Tuesdays-Sundays from 1:00-4:30 p.m. Please call the Society's offices at 631-757-9859 to confirm availability of this tour prior to your visit.
"The Lives & Works of Northport's Early Photographers"
Our latest exhibit, The Lives & Works of Northport's Early Photographers, features
some of the most prized photos from the Society's extensive historical Collection. The exhibit also examines the lives of the men who were pioneers of the art form in the community.