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Suffolk County Historical Society
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North Fork Museum
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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.
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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The Suffolk County Historical Society will be closed on Saturday, April 8, 2023. We will reopen on Wednesday, April, 12, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Our Annual Charitable Appeal is now in progress! Please consider making a donation to help us continue bringing history, culture, exhibits, and educational programs to the community. Thank you so much for your help!
BOOK & BOTTLE
The Sinking of the Steamboat Lexington on Long Island Sound with Bill Bleyer
Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 1:00 pm
WEATHERVANE BOOK LIST
Our Weathervane Book List is now available to view!