GREAT NECK HISTORICAL  SOCIETY

History of Long Island Foods

History of the Long Island Railroad

We probably know about the oyster fishing and duck farming on Long Island, but there was - and is - much more!  Tom Barritt has made a study of Long Island foods.  Fascinating!


April 19 - 7:30 - Great Neck House




Saving Historic Structures in Great Neck - Great Neck Parks District

We will concentrate on the Saddle Rock Grist Mill and the Stepping Stones Lighthouse.  Program given by Great Neck Historical Society President Alice Kasten

Sunday, February 26, 12:30 - Great Neck House.

This program is free, but you need to register for it.  It will be canceled if registration is not high enough.






Robert Sturm has literally written the book about the Long Island railroad.  Come hear about its creation, growth, and how that has influenced the growth of Great Neck.


March 23 - 7:30 - Great Neck House


Other events that might interest you

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

Open Meetings of the Board of Directors‚Äč

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


April 26

May 17

June 21



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.