SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Aims or Purpose of Group
The Society aims to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Suffolk County and its people. In order to fulfill this aim, the society maintains a research library, a manuscript repository, a museum, and a variety of programs and activities.
Service, Resources, or Benefits Provided to Members
The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 12:30 to 4:30 PM. The society's publication "Register" is sent, and 10% discounts are offered in the Weathervane Gift Shop. The library offers extensive collections of census microfilms, published genealogies, genealogical manuscript collections, records of the Daughters of the Revolution of 1776, newspaper and photograph collections, maps, and more.
Normal Meeting Schedule (Please confirm before attending since schedules do change.)
Meetings are Open to the Public. There is no charge for guests or non-members.
Meetings are normally held:
Third Saturday of every month at 10:00 AM
Museum, 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY
Membership Officer: Diane Perry
Meeting Information: Kathy Then
Telephone Inquiries: (631) 727-2881
Mailing Address: 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Membership year begins January 1.
Annual dues: $25 - individual, $30 – family, $1,000 - Life Membership.
The organization was founded in 1886.
President: John Sprague