GREAT NECK HISTORICAL  SOCIETY

Experiences of the Persians and Chinese in Great Neck

Now through mid-January


Downstairs at the Main Library - Come see an Exhibit all about Stepping Stones Lighthouse.  It will be up all month.


January 8 - Lighthouse Expert Bob Muller will be speaking about the Lighthouses of Long Island at 7PM in the Community Room.  We will host a reception that evening, starting at 5:30, at the Exhibit.  Come learn even more about the Lighthouse!





Thursday, January 18 - Since the 1970s, the population of Great Neck has increased to welcome extensive Persian and Chinese communities.  Learn about their History in Great Neck  from representatives of both populations.


Great Neck House  7:30PM







Nassau County Historical Society - these talks are free

.Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
“The Culper Spy Ring in the Revolutionary War”
Beverly C. Tyler
Community Church of East Williston


Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
“Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote”
Brooke Kroeger
Farmingdale Public Library








Preservation Long Island - $35 members, $40 non-members

Saturday, January 27 - 4PM

"Dilatory Domiciles: New York's Gilded Elite on Long Island"

Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum

1395 Planting Fields Rd

Oyster Bay 11771

Reservations required - 631-692-4664 M-F 9-5


Exhibit at the Main

Great Neck Library

Other events that might interest you

These are sponsored by other Historical Societies, and similar organizations.  Please contact those organizations for further details.

Open Meetings of the Board of Directors

All Board Meetings take place at Great Neck House at 7:30PM



December 20

January 17

February 21

March 21

April 18

May 16

June 13



Everyone is welcome!

Historical Society Events


Throughout the year the Great Neck Historical Society sponsors movies, talks and other events to share the history of our community. Please come and join us; our events are open to the public.


Click here to view some of our past events.

Scroll down the page to see events sponsored by other organizations.