GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: Sunday May 15th 2pm-4pm. At the Bayport Blue Point Library Historian and writer Elizabeth Kahn Kaplan -George Washington’s Long Island Spy RingElizabeth Kahn Kaplan Come to our meeting/presentation and see how the Culper Ring was formed at the urging of Washington, who needed information about British troop movements in New York. Washington and his army had fled Manhattan after the Continental Army’s disastrous loss at the Battle of Long Island, in Brooklyn, on August 28-29, 1776. Perhaps you’ve wondered how much of the series, Turn, on the AMC television channel is factual and how much is pure fiction. It tells the story...

Saturdays in May, 2016SYLVESTER MANOR FARMSTANDNow Open Saturday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=wm#inbox/15462d3ad28dfa5dMay 5, 2016SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETYBOOK & BOTTLE with Mau VanDurenMany Heads and Many Hands: Francis Doughty, Visionary or Troublemaker?http://www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org/events.htmlMay 14 & 15, 2016HALLOCKVILLE FARM MUSEUMLong Island Fleece and Fiber Fairhttp://www.hallockville.com/event/longslandfleeceandfiber/2016-05-14/May 15, 2016LAKE RONKONKOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETYPrincess Garden Party at the Homesteadhttp://www.lakerhs.org/rhs/calendar.htmMay 15, 2016SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUMSOUTHAMPTON ANTIQUE FAIR: Venders Welcomesouthamptonhistoricalmuseum.org - Southampton Historical Museum MailMay 16 - May 26, 2016NYS DOCUMENTARY HERITAGE PROGRAMInformation for NY’s Historical Records Repositories, #83https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=wm#inbox/15462d9dc9be923dMay 18, 2016SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETYRe-Imagining the Historic House Museumhttp://www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org/#!events/c1w30Opens May 20, 2016LONG ISLAND MUSEUMCommon Ground: The Music Festival Experiencehttp://longislandmuseum.org/exhibition/common-ground-4/May 21, 2016SAG HARBOR CULTURAL...

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: Sunday April 10th 2016 at 2pm in the Bayport Blue Point Public Library. The PriscillaThis lecture and presentation by Capt. Michael Caldwell of the Long Island Maritime Museum will explain the different steps in the restoration process of the oyster sloop Priscilla. The Priscilla, built in 1888, is a 60 feet long oyster sloop with a 14-foot beam. In 1976, she was donated to the Long Island Maritime Museum. This vessel is the oldest and only sailing work-boat to survive from the Great South Bay oyster fleet. There are only four of her kind still in existence. In 2006 Priscilla was designated as a National...

BAYPORT-BLUE POINT SAINT PATRICKS DAY PARADESunday March 13th, 2016 All Heritage Association members are invited to march in the parade showing their support of the association and the community....

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: Sunday March 13th 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Bayport Blue Point Public Library.Join Dowling College Faculty-Librarian Diane Holliday for a Historic “Postcard tour of the Hotels and Inns of Long Island’s South Shore”. Back in the Early 1900s the South Shore of Long Island became a millionaire’s playground. Come see how, from Bay Shore to Bellport, they came to spend their long summers away from the heat of New York City....

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: Sunday February 14th 2016 at 2pm in the Public Library."Islip Grange A Place to Touch the Face of History." Founded in 1974, a number of Long Island period structures were moved onto this 12 acre site. Presenter George Munkenbeck will explore the present conditions at the Grange as well as the historic background of the land and structures and the work of Friends of the Grange to restore the park.NOMINATIONS FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: The nominating committee is developing a slate of board members for the 2016 board. If you know of someone who would be...

Sunday, Jan. 10th at 2pm in the Bayport Blue Point Public Library. Gene Horton will be giving a lecture and presentation for the Bayport Heritage Association's monthly membership meeting. "Sleeping in Suffolk" The program features some interesting information about people, famous and infamous, who are buried here in Suffolk County. Listen to Gene and learn about some of the unusual headstones and stories, quaint cemeteries, folklore, local history...

Happy New Year wishes from the Bayport Heritage Association!May you bring in the new year in good health, surrounded by family and friends!Bayport Heritage events for 2016 will soon be posted, so come back soon!...

Greetings all Bayport Heritage MembersWe hope you have marked your calendarfor Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th, 2015 for our annual Christmas celebration at Meadow Croft.  This year’s 2015 theme is “A Winter Wonderland.”           As in the past, all decorations will be raffled off.  Many thanks from the Christmas at Meadow Croft committee and the officers and directors of the Association.Please contact Bayport Heritage to buy your raffle tickets.                                                             Board:Bill Hansen, President                                                                                                                   Mary Bailey, Vice President & Corresponding Secretary                                                              Connie Smith, Recording Secretary                                                                                                        John Amato, Treasurer     Directors:Joe Novak                         ...