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





Nassau County Historical Society - these talks are free

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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

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





Other events that might interest you

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

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


August 15

September 26

October 17

November 14

December 12




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.