GREAT NECK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
November 13 - This is the 100th Anniversary of World War I. Long Island communities were deeply involved in the War. Join us as we observe Veterans' Day with professor and author Richard Welch.
7:30PM, Great Neck House
October 21 - You've read the articles in the New York Times, Newsday and other papers and journals. Historians from Westport, CT have produced a film and book which might chip away at Great Neck's claim to be the sole inspiration for Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby. Come hear what they have to say.
1:30PM, Community Room of the Main Great Neck Library
Stepping Stones 5K Walk/Run
World War I on Long Island
Open Meetings of the Board of Directors
All Board Meetings take place at Great Neck House at 7:30PM
Everyone is welcome!
Nassau County Historical Society - these talks are free
Sunday, Sept 16, 2PM- Architect Olive Tjaden: Designing Suburbia in Garden City and Beyond
Garden City Senior Center - 6 Gold Club Lane across from Olive Tjaden's home
Sunday, December 2, 2PM - Marjorie Merriweather Post and her Long Island Estate - Community Church of East Williston - Roslyn Road and Hillside Ave.
Great Neck or Westport??
The Great Gatsby Revisited
Other events that might interest you
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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.
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