Heritage meetings are usually held on the 2nd Saturday of the month in the Community Room of the Bayport-Blue Point Library and start at 7:30 pm. Refreshments are always served. Please use the Madison Street parking lot. Thank you!...

January 2011Come to the next Heritage monthly meeting at the Bayport-Blue Point Library January 9th, 2 pm, SundayMartha Kolodkin will speak about Myths and Legends of American HistoryMartha Kolodkin has a teaching background at high school and university levels.This presentation promises to be both educational and humorous!Please join us!~~Our January meeting will also create a nominating committee for Officers and Board members. A report is due in February and voting takes place in March.~~Also, we are accepting dues for the 2011 year.Individual- $15Senior- $10Family- $25You can pay at the meeting or mail your payment to:Bayport HeritagePO Box 4Bayport, NY 11705~~...

The "1910 Christmas at Meadow Croft"will be on held on Saturday and SundayDecember 4th and 5th, 201012 noon to 4 pmVisit Santa, see exhibits, eat cookies, drink hot chocolate,hear carols on the Roosevelt grand piano.Holiday displays and collections are on exhibit upstairs and rooms will be beautifully decorated by local flower houses, garden and community clubs.The rooms will be gorgeous in Holiday Finery, all donations by the organizations listed here:Bayport Flower HousesBayport HomemakersDaisy GardenLea Rose Interior DesignsLe SoirNeighbors & GardnersAudrey's BakeryRambling RoseSayville FlowersSayville Flower & Garden ShopSayville Garden ClubAll arrangements will be raffled, with the winners to be called December...

Saturday, November 13, 2010 7:30 pm Bayport-Blue Point LibraryThis month's Presentation: Artist Lake and the Artist Alonzo ChappelStory and slideshow by Suzanne Johnson Suzanne Johnson is the Assistant Director of Middle Country Library and the President of the Rocky Point Historical Society.Artist Lake is a glacial kettle-hole, south of route 25 in Middle Island.Join us to hear about Artist Lake, Alonzo Chappel and the upcoming events of the Bayport Heritage Association.Refreshments will be served, as usual....

Docents: The Association is in need of docents at Meadow Croft. It requires very little time, less than two hours a day, two days a month, June through October. If you or someone you know is interested in history, please have them contact Harriet Milsten at 631-472-4625. Garden Help needed: Meadow Croft's heirloom garden is in need of some hands to dig in the dirt. The garden is a replica of the original colonial Revival garden dating back to the early 1900's. Our new master gardener, Anne Soper,...

The 24th Autumn House Tour will take place onSunday, October 17, 2010.1 pm to 5 pmTickets, $25, go on sale Friday, October 1st at Country Junque on Middle Roadand the Bayport-Blue Point Library.Grey Horse Tavern is offering a 10{299d14ba0a1223fbcb8a022fa5c16abf4fa6623db10425cdc48f315665691ede} discount on After-Tour Dinners.Call for reservations: 631-472-1868...

The monthly meeting, October 9th, 2010 will be a presentation and slide show by Gene Horton."Sleeping in Suffolk"Don't miss this entertaining and informative program!Heritage meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month in the Community Room of the Bayport-Blue Point Library.7:30 pm. Refreshments are always served. Please use the Madison Street parking lot. Thank you!...

The 24th Autumn House Tour will take place on Sunday, October 17, 2010.1 pm to 5 pmTickets, $25, go on sale Friday, October 1st at Country Junque on Middle Road and the Bayport-Blue Point Library.Grey Horse Tavern is offering a 10{299d14ba0a1223fbcb8a022fa5c16abf4fa6623db10425cdc48f315665691ede} discount on After-Tour Dinners.Call for reservations: 631-472-1868...

General Membership Meeting:  2018 General Membership MeetingSunday, May 20th, 20182:00pm Bayport Blue Point Public Library The next BHA general membership meeting will be on May 30th at 2:00 at the BBP library. Our speaker will be George Munkenbeck, Town of Islip historian.The Birth of a Unique Town - IslipThe early history of Islip Town, originally know as Islip Grange, is at best a convoluted story that is not easy to unravel. Much of that has to do with the turbulent times that created Islip...

~~~The Bayport Heritage Association enjoyed the tour of historic Patchogue River, on August 17th 2010. The weather was perfect for the evening cruise by ferry, along the shores of Bayport and Blue Point and then up the Patchogue River. Patchogue historian Pete Berman narrated the river's history, and Gene Horton and Jim Connell filled in with the local history of Bayport and Blue Point.The evening was completed with a delicious dinner at Watch Hill on Fire Island. Then we enjoyed the ferry ride back across the Great South Bay to Sayville. The weather could not have been better! It was...