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John Taibi’s Slide Show

John’s slide show is now available on our Videos page!

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Save the dates!

Our fall meeting schedule is listed below. We will be having some ‘off site’ meetings so please watch for updated announcements! All will begin at 4:00.

September 21 – A Tour of the Brentwood Cemetery conducted by Mary Koferl

October 19 – How Brentwood has changed over the years at Islip Town Hall

November 16 – to be announced

December 14 – annual holiday pot luck and Toys for Tots collection

Congratulations to our winners!

Our scholarship winner Natalie Hernandez!

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And NYSUT award winners (and Historical Society members)!

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Judge Cohalan’s presentation

The May 18 presentation by Judge Cohalan is now available on our Videos page.

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“In response to a question about the best history books to read on the topic of Suffolk County history, Judge Cohalan responded by recommending the following works.

Some of Town of Islip’s early history / by George Lewis Weeks, Jr. (1955)
Weeks also wrote a book on more general Long Island history:
Isle of shells : Long Island / by George L. Weeks, Jr.

The many works of Morton Pennypacker relating to Long Island history. Most famously they include:
General Washington’s spies on Long Island and in New York / Morton Pennypacker.
and
250 years in Suffolk / by Morton Pennypacker

The 1882 history of Suffolk County by the Suffolk County Government.
History of Suffolk County, New York : with illustrations, portraits, & sketches of prominent families and individuals.”

Memorial Day Parade

Thanks to Nancy for the photo!

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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.

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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.

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Holiday Party 2014

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

 

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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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