2023/24 Exhibit Preview Members Only Mixer
Sunday, June 11rd | 2:00pm
Society members are invited to an exclusive Sunday at the Society event as Curator Terry Reid unveils the Museum's new year-long exhibit. Refreshments will be served.
Cost: Free, Members Only
Personal & Business Memberships available, starting at just $30/year! Use the links below to begin your Society Membership today.
Society Book Club: Landmarks & Oddities
Thursday, June 15th | 7:00pm
Our June Society Book Club invites you to take a different look at Long Island history with Landmarks & Historic Sites of Long Island by Ralph F. Brady and Long Island Oddities by John Leita & Laura Leita. We don't just want you to read these books, dive into them and explore! Come prepared to discuss what you learn. Books will be available at the Northport-East Northport Library. All Ages Welcome!
Cost: Free Event
Meet the Author: A Flag for Juneteenth by Kim Taylor
Saturday, June 17th | 3:00pm
Northport Historical Society Celebrates Juneteenth with a Special Event Featuring Author and Artist Kim Taylor. Taylor will be reading from her book, A Flag for Juneteenth, and teaching a craft project based on the book. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. All Ages Welcome!
Cost: Free Event
Juneteenth Event: Black History Walking Tour
Sunday, June 18th | 3:00pm
Northport Historical Society Celebrates Juneteenth with the Return of our Black History Walking Tour. Explore Northport’s Black History during this guided walking tour presented by researcher Ceylan Swenson. The tour offers attendees a new perspective on familiar locations and tells the stories of the generations of Black families who lived in and around Northport. Two tours available. All Ages Welcome!
Main Street Walking Tour: June 2023
Sunday, June 25th | 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn The History Behind Northport's Business District. Join Dan Sheehan as he weaves the tale of Northport's Historic Business District during this lively walking tour of Main Street. Travel back in time as you hear the stories of the people and landmarks that helped shape Northport, including Jack Kerouac, the Northport Oyster Barons, Rum Runners and the Trolley. All Ages Welcome!
Summer Camp for Grades 1-8
3 Day Program: Tuesday, June 27th - Thursday, June 29th
Our summer camp program provides three half-days of learning and fun for students in grades 1 - 8. Each day features a different experience as students go through a STEM Day, Field Trip to the Eaton's Neck Lighthouse and a Paint & Learn Day where they will recreate the lighthouse to take home as a souvenir! Grades 1-8 only.
Cost: $220 Society Member | $250 Non-Member
CTLE Summer Workshop at the Society
Begins: Monday, June 26th
Meet the Indigenous People of Long Island. Participants will access the Museum's artifacts to learn how to use them to teach students about the valuable contribution of our area's first communities. The course's schedule is a hybrid of in-person, online and independent hours, respecting summer family and summer-school commitments.
Cost: 1 Credit (15hrs) $75 | 3 Credits (45hrs) $200
2023 Summer Splendor Garden Tour
Sunday, July 9th | 12pm - 4pm
Our annual Garden Tour provides a unique experience where visitors are invited to explore the gardens of homeowners in, and around, Northport. The gardens presented this year offer a variety of gardening styles, rich in personality, and reflecting the owner's individual tastes. Please Note: Gardens May Not Be Handicap Accessible
Cost: $40 Society Member | $45 Non-Member
Historic Harbor Tours
August 10th & 24th
This August, The Society and Seymour's Boatyard invite you to take a relaxing evening cruise while learning about the history of Northport Harbor, followed by drinks and light fare. Two Boat Tours Available Each Date
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