Sunday, April 30, 7:00 pm
      Boom or Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal

           Sponsored by the Oyster Bay Historical Society

Sunday, June 4, 2 pm
      Jonathan Olly, “Midnight Rum: L.I. and Prohibition”
      (At the Community Church of East Williston)

      Sponsored by the Nassau County Historical Society

Long Island's Lighthouses: Past and Present


Howard Kroplick, Town of North Hempstead Historian, will speak about researching the Long Island Motor Parkway, and the races that took place there.  Pieces of the Parkway still exist in Great Neck, which was originally constructed by Lake Success resident William K. Vanderbilt Jr.  Come and hear about one aspect of our past.

April 19 - 7:30 - Great Neck House

Robert G. Müller has written two books about the Lighthouses in our local area.  You've heard all about Stepping Stones - now come and hear about its neighbors!

May 22 - 7:30 - Great Neck House

Open Meetings of the Board of Directors

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

April 26

May 17

June 21

Everyone is welcome!

The Hunt for the Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Long Island Motor Parkway

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.

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