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Suffolk County Historical Society
300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Since its founding in 1886 by a group of forward-thinking county residents, theMore mission of the Suffolk County Historical Society has remained essentially the same: to collect, preserve, and interpret the ongoing history of Suffolk County, NY, and its people. To fulfill these purposes the Society operates a history museum including permanent and featured exhibitions, maintains an extensive local history library and archives, and offers a variety of educational programs and events. The SCHS’s ever-growing collection of historical artifacts reflects more than three centuries of Long Island history. Library/Research Inquiries: librarian@schs-museum.org FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/SuffolkCountyHistory HISTORIC PHOTO OF THE WEEK SUBSCRIPTION: wannibell@schs-museum.org
Suffolk County Historical Society
300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11786

The Suffolk County Historical Society has a museum and library and works to preserve the history of the area throughMore its collection of artifacts and other materials. The library offers numerous documents, artifacts and services, including research solutions, resources and photocopies for small fees. The area museum contains over 20,000 historical artifacts and numerous collections, including permanent and rotating exhibits of costumes, textiles, natural history and art.

The Historical Society offers tours of the library for school groups and also has a gift shop that sells cards, models and books on subjects such as cooking, biography, archaeology and social history. Interested parties can check the main site for a schedule of events or call to speak with an associate about a tour or membership options.

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