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Your Patience is Appreciated...
We are in the process of completely overhauling our website.  It should be up and running shortly.  In the meantime visit us on Facebook or call the Historical Society office at (631) 265-6768 for the latest, up-to-the-minute updates on all Smithtown Historical Society happenings. 

Save the Date for these exciting upcoming events:

  • Saturday, June 14th: Canoe Trip Benefit,  10AM-3PM
    Please call the office for details

  • Friday, June 27th: Final Fridays: Estate Planning, 7PM
    Please call the office to RSVP

  • Saturday, June 28th: Italian Heritage and Cultural Festival, 11AM-5PM
    Please visit http://italianheritageandculturalfestival.com for more details.

  • Saturday, July 12th: Smithtown Blues Festival, 3PM-10PM
    Please call the office for info or to purchase tickets

  • Friday July 25th:  Final Fridays: BBQ and Open House, 5:30PM
    Please call the office to RSVP

Summer Camp programs begin on Monday, June 30th.  Please call the office to request more information or to register your child for our camps.

Again, we apologize for the inconvenience and we appreciate your patience.

About the Society...
The Smithtown Historical Society is committed to the preservation, restoration, and interpretation of Long Island’s heritage for the education and enjoyment of the public. Through research, education, conservation, and community activities, we seek to strengthen the ties to our rich heritage. Founded in 1955, the Society is chartered by the Board of Regents to preserve historic sites, structures and materials and to provide programs, which will promote interest in history and research. Merger with the Smithtown Branch Preservation Association in 1982 enlarged both scope and membership. We count on the support of all who share our concerns for the preservation of the past. Membership is open to all. 

Commitment to Education...
Responding to the need for a greater understanding of Long Island history, the Society has developed six outstanding educational programs for elementary school children. Available to all Long Island schools, the programs are designed to implement New York State Curriculum requirements for local history instruction. During the past year the Society has hosted over 8,000 children. Many elementary teachers enroll their classes in the programs every year.