April 7 - The Great Neck Historical Society will be making a presentation at a Meeting of the Tide Mill Institute in Astoria.  9-4.  $20 fee includes lunch.  35-20 Broadway, Astoria.  Click here for details and the registration information.

Nassau County Historical Society - these talks are free


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

The Brickman Estate at The Point

April 25 - Author Liz Mathewson will relate the history of The Point (originally owned by King - and hence, Kings Point).  As a former resident at the compound, Liz has intimate knowledge of its rich history. 

Great Neck House - 7:30

Tide Mill Institute Presentation

Other events that might interest you

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

May 6 - William Barstow was the 1st Mayor of Kings Point, as well as being a noted electrical engineer during the time of Edison, and a local philanthropist.  His former home is now the Museum of the Merchant Marine Academy.  Museum Interim Director Dr. Joshua Smith will personally take us on a tour of the Mansion, which includes a magnificently ceilinged music room, a tap room, and a movie theatre.

Note - this tour is a benefit of Membership, and is for 2018 paid members of the Historical Society.  Join now and we will welcome you on the tour!

Meet at the Museum on the US Merchant Marine Academy campus, 1PM

Open Meetings of the Board of Directors

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

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.


Tour the Barstow Mansion