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Come see our exhibit at the Islip Arts Museum!

From April 1 through June 30, the Brentwood Historical Society is presenting an exhibit titled, ‘Transitions – Brentwood Then and Now” in the history room of the Islip Arts Museum, located in Brookwood Hall in East Islip. Please stop in and visit. Call 224-5420 for hours.


Next general meeting May 18

The next general meeting of the Historical Society will be on Monday, May 18, at 4:00 in the Brentwood Library auditorium. Our program will feature our Suffolk County Historian, Judge Peter F. Cohalan. Please join us!

Upcoming meetings (at 4:00):

April 20 – Visit to Sagtikos Manor (sign up is closed)

May 18 – Suffolk County Historian Hon. Peter Fox Cohalan

June 22 – to be announced

July 17 (Friday) – a special presentation by John Taibi

Holiday Party 2014

Another successful year! (Click on ‘Holiday Party 2014′ for more photos)



And the winners of our Art Raffle!!

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Werner Reich Videos

To view Werner Reich’s presentation, go to the Videos page. Both parts are now available.

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Pilgrim Video now online!

To view our tour of the Pilgrim Museum, go to our Videos page and click on the link.

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Thanks to Al Cibelli for a great tour!

To see more photos of our visit to the Pilgrim State Hospital museum, go to our Photos page!

Modern Times became Brentwood 150 years ago

Here’s a link to an article written by Spencer Rumsey of the Long Island Press: Long Island’s Own Utopia

The caps are available!

If you are interested in purchasing a cap ($15), please contact and I will make arrangements to get one to you. Cheryl and I are enjoying ours at the Chamber of Commerce BBQ!


New video added!


The video of Dr. Stephen Hoyt’s April presentation is now available on our Videos page. Check it out!

Brentwood Images book

The Brentwood Images book has been published! They are available at Historical Society meetings or by contacting The Historical Society is selling them for $15, though the cover price is $21.99. There are many great old pictures in the book and it’s nice to have Brentwood added to the Images of America series.

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