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preserve, and interpret the history of Suffolk County. Past, present,
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Suffolk County Historical Society
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North Fork Museum
The Hulbert Flag
A controversial artifact from the SCHS permanent collection believed by some to have been made by Captain John Hulbert of Bridgehampton and carried by him and his militiamen from Fort Ticonderoga to Philadelphia in 1775 where, after having been seen by representatives at the Continental Congress, it might have influenced the design of the first American flag. The flag has been examined by a number of experts who remain divided over the oral tradition of the flag's origins. The Hulbert Flag remains one of the best known and most discussed artifacts in the society's collections.
Founded in 1886, the mission of The Suffolk County Historical Society is to collect, preserve and interpret the ongoing history of Suffolk County, NY and its people.
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We will be closed on Saturday, April 20, 2019 for the Easter Weekend and will reopen on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.
NEW ACCESSIBILITY ENTRANCE OPENS MARCH 21st!
We are proud to announce the March 21, 2019, Grand Opening of our new entrance wing! Our new reception entrance incorporates all ADA-compliant handicap accommodations, including elevator, restrooms, and on-site handicap parking, improving access for all!
This project made possible through major funding from:
The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation
New York State Council on the Arts
Empire State Development
When Women Wore Whales: The Story of How Whalebone Shaped 19th-Century Fashion
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:00 pm
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WEATHERVANE BOOK LIST
Our Weathervane Book List is now available to view!