Now in the Brookwood Hall Exhibition Room:
Do You Remember - Islip Hamlet Reflections

September 3 – November 22, 2017

The Hidden History of Islip Tours

The purpose of the Islip History Tours is to share the history of Islip Town and how it relates to the history of our nation. This tour highlights the many historic sites in the town that are hidden in plain sight. This series of tours will also build awareness of and interest in the historical societies in the town. ALL TOURS INCLUDE BUS (OR BOAT), TOUR GUIDE, AND A LIGHT MEAL. Please call Islip Arts Council at 631-224-5420 for more information.

December 9, 2017 / 12 noon – 7:30pm
A Civil War Christmas Celebration at St. John's

Join us at historic St. John's Church in Oakdale as we celebrate a Civil War Christmas. There will be activities for the whole family beginning at noon and ending with a Civil War Christmas Service at 7:30 PM. Several local historical societies will be part of the celebration and will conduct tours of the church and churchyard, present period music, period church services and crafts to let you and your family experience the beginnings of the Christmas traditions we hold so dear today.

An event with festivities for all ages in Old Tyme fashion with the Oakdale Historical Society, Friends of Connetquot River State Park Preserve, St. John's Church ~ Oakdale, Co. K, 67th NY Infantry - the First Long Island Volunteers, Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, Islip Arts Council, and George Munkenbeck, Islip Historian.