October 14 - We're making this an Annual Event.  Help our Lighthouse make strides, by taking strides on this beautiful 5K course.  Major sponsors will have their names on T-shirts, banners, newspaper ads, etc.  You can download a sponsor form here.

Click on this link to register to participate.

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

August 15

September 26

October 17

November 14

December 12

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

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

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.