By-Laws of the Huntington Historical Society

By Laws of the Huntington Historical Society Accepted at the June 16, 2016 Annual Meeting of the Membership Article I – Name The name of this organization shall be The Huntington Historical Society.   Article II – Object The Huntington Historical Society preserves the heritage of the Town of Huntington by maintaining museums, collections and a…

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Antiques in April 2017 A Hit!

The Huntington Historical Society’s Antiques in April event (April 22 – 23) was a great hit!  Our Kissam property and barn were brimming with all sorts to old things to peruse and buy, and the weather was wonderful.  We still have things available, so come to our Antiques and Collectibles Shop to find that treasure…

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Weaving with Wine Program Sold Out!

The Society decided to brighten gloomy winter months by setting up a winter Weaving with Wine class.  We thought we would have a few intrepid folks join us in the evening for a little escape from the winter.  We couldn’t be more wrong.  Weaving with Wine was a sold-out hit!!  While our program is over for…

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Valentines Day Celebration

Fabulous Valentines Day Celebration: Saturday, February 11, for children 6 to 12. Admission is $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers.  Join us at the historic Conklin Barn where Valentines Day will be in full swing!  Find out why we celebrate Valentines Day, create beautiful and unique cards for your special valentine, have your face…

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Edward Lange Watercolor Conserved

The Huntington Historical Society received funding from the 2011 Conservation Treatment Program administered by the Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) located in Elmsford, NY.  The program “provides support for treatment procedures to aid in stabilizing and preserving objects in collections of museums, historical, and cultural organizations in New York State.” An Edward Lange watercolor in…

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Past School Break Programs: Native American Day

It was a delightful day. Twenty five youngsters and their parents spent an interesting afternoon exploring the history and culture of our Native Americans. They learned about their traditions, skills, food, clothing and got to view authentic artifacts from our collections. They made head bands (with feathers) made pots from clay, played games that our…

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