The Weathervane Gift Shop

Weathervane Gift Shop

In the society's Weathervane Gift Shop, visitors will find a large selection of historical books, maps, reproductions, craft items and cards. The shop carries “Light House Models,” Gerity silver, Williamsburg candles, and gravestone rubbing supplies. The Shop also has educational toys, coloring and activity books, and other items children will like. A variety of genealogical supplies is also available.

The shop began selling publications, cards and gifts in the summer of 1973. Throughout Long Island, librarians, historians, teachers and genealogists know the Weathervane Shop as the best source for locally published and hard to find books on the history of Suffolk County, its people and its communities.

Topics covered by the over 600 titles offered include:
AMERICAN INDIANS
ARCHAEOLOGY & MATERIAL CULTURE
ARCHITECTURE
ARTS, CRAFTS, & OCCUPATIONS
BIOGRAPHY
COOKING
EXPLORING TODAY'S LONG ISLAND
GENEALOGIES & RESOURCES
GENEALOGY HOW-TOS
HISTORY - LOCAL & REGIONAL
LITERATURE
MERCHANDISE
MILITARY & WARTIME
NATURAL HISTORY
RESEARCH AIDS
SOCIAL HISTORY
TRANSPORTATION
WHALING & MARITIME

A printed hard copy of the book list may be purchased for $3.00. The purchase price of the Book List may be deducted from the first book order. If you are interested, please email us.