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Next meeting Dec. 15

Our 2nd annual holiday pot luck meeting will take place on Monday, Dec. 15, at 4:00 in the library auditorium. Last year we had a nice variety of dishes and we hope to continue the tradition! We have plates, utensils, cups, water, coffee/tea, etc., so all we need is food.

In addition, we are again sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive and there will be a Marine present to take the boxes. Please remember that the gifts must be unwrapped and no guns or food will be accepted.

Also, for the first time, we will be holding our Scholarship Art Raffle! Tickets will still be available at the meeting and the drawing will be held at 5:00 (winner need not be present).

The 2015 Membership forms will also be available. Next year, we have several interesting meetings planned including an interview with Florence Koehler (from Koehler’s General Store), a trip to Sagtikos Manor, and a presentation by Judge Peter Fox Cohalan, our Suffolk County Historian.

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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Holiday Party 2013

Thanks to everyone who made this such a success!

Sacred Heart Chapel

Enjoy these beautiful images that were taken during our tour of the Chapel on Nov. 18.