Meet Rob Dickson

Please join me in welcoming Robert Dickson to the Huntington Historical Society. Rob is our new Assistant Director.  He comes to us from the Sandbox Playspace, a business he and his wife created to bring together families with young children here in Huntington.  Rob moved back home to Long Island to raise his family after…

Mrs. Stimson is added to the Collection

Dear Art Lovers, Historians and Friends of the Huntington Historical Society, The Collections Committee of the Huntington Historical Society is thrilled to announce the acquisition of the Leopold Seyffert portrait of Mrs. Henry L. Stimson (Mabel) to our collection.  This portrait joins the Seyffert portrait of Henry Lewis Stimson, who died in 1950, which has…

2017 Annual Meeting!!

THE HUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY 209 Main Street, Huntington  New York  11743 Phone:  631-427-7045 ext 401 Email:  mariadeleo@huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org   MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release   Huntington Historical Society’s 113th ANNUAL MEETING   On Thursday, June 22, 2017 members of the Huntington Historical Society gathered at the Huntington Elks Club for the 113th Annual Meeting of the…

Sheep to Shawl 2017

On May 21, 2017 over 500 people came to Dr. Kissam House to celebrate the Annual Speep to Shawl Festival. Here’s are some shots of this fun we had! FREE ADMISSION Featuring Family-Fun Activities including: Sheep Shearing Farm Animals Old Fashioned Games Baking in the Beehive Oven Spinning Wool Demonstration Embroidery, Crocheting and Weaving Demonstrations Old…

2017 in at Trade School!

Just before the New Year the Historical Society staff moved their offices back to the Trade School, 209 Main Street, from the Conklin home, 2 High Street. The Conklin home served as the societies offices for 2 years and while we were sad to leave, we couldn’t wait to move back home!