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Next general meeting June 15

The next general meeting of the Historical Society will be on Monday, June 15, at 4:00 in the Brentwood Library auditorium. Our program will be announced shortly.

Upcoming meetings (at 4:00):

June 15 – to be announced

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

Sagtikos Manor

A special thanks to the docents who made our trip to Sagtikos Manor so enjoyable. In spite of the weather, everyone had a great time! For more pictures, visit our Photos page.


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.


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!