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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.


Our Mission:
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.

HOLIDAY CLOSURE:
We will be closed on Nov. 23 - 25, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday, and will reopen on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 10:00 a.m.



UPCOMING EVENTS:
BOOK & BOTTLE
with Brooke Kroeger
The Suffragents:
How Women Used Men to Get the Vote

Thursday, November 16 at 6:00 pm

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