Eastville Community Historical Society

Eastville Community Historical Society The Eastville Community Historical Society was founded in 1981 and chartered by New York State in 1986 to preserve history.
Eastville Community Historical Society, "Linking Three Cultures".
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The Society collects and disseminates historical information about Eastville, a culturally diverse community.

Mission: The Mission of the Eastville Community Historical Society is to preserve historic buildings and research, collect and diseminate information about the history of the Eastville area of Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, County of Suffolk, State of New York, and one of the earliest known working class communities composed of African Americans, Native Americans and European immigrants.. More particularly: to obtain recognition and landmark status for qualified buildings in the Eastville community and St. David AME Zion Cemetery in Sag Harbor, New York; to discover and collect any material which may help establish or illustrate the history of its settlement, development and activities in peace and war and its progress in the areas of population, education, arts, science, agriculture, manufactures, trade and transportation; to collect printed materials, manuscripts, manuscript materials and material objects illustrative of life, conditions, events and activities of the past or present; to disseminate historical information and arouse interest in the past by publishing historical material in the newspapers or the media, conducting tours, holding meetings with lectures, papers and discussions and by marking historical buildings, sites and places of local historical significance; to educate local school children by exposing them, through artifacts, tours and lectures, to this rich addition to local history thus enhancing their experience of Sag Harbor Village life.

Dear Friends, We are so thankful for your continued support of Eastville! Last week we participated in #GivingTuesdayNow...
05/14/2020

Dear Friends,

We are so thankful for your continued support of Eastville! Last week we participated in #GivingTuesdayNow a global response to COVID-19. I was so grateful for your responses to our call, thank you! If you missed it, you can still show your support for our mission and the work we do.

Link: https://www.eastvillehistorical.org/donate

Please remain safe and remember that we are all in this together.

Sincerely,
Dr. Georgette Grier-Key
Executive Director/ Chief Curator

05/05/2020

Dear Friends,

We are experiencing unprecedented times as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives. We hope that you are safe and wish to acknowledge those who are grieving. During this time, we know things are rapidly changing and we remain hopeful. This year, 2020 had signs of promise and quickly took a turn for the worse.

I’m writing today on May 5th, 2020 for your support with this special campaign, #GivingTuesdayNow. Show your support for Eastville Community Historical Society during this pandemic by making a small monetary donation today! Please see donation information below.

$2.00, $20.00, $200.00, or $2,000.00 https://www.eastvillehistorical.org/donate

Eastville Community Historical Society (ECHS) has depended on you to tell our story for more than 39 years. Your continued support ensures that we’ll continue to offer programs, services and now electronic platforms in an effort to remain as a pillar in our beloved community.

Community remains at the heart and is the very central foundation of what we do here at Eastville, and we can’t do it without you. All of us here at ECHS are ever thankful for your help in the past and call on you again today in an effort to continue with all of the great work being done at Eastville.

Please make your check payable to Eastville Community Historical Society and mail to P.O. Box 2036, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. To make a secure donation online please clink on link : https://www.eastvillehistorical.org/donate.

Please remain safe and he reminded that We are all in this together.

Sincerely,

Dr. Georgette Grier-Key
Executive Director/ Chief Curator

Holiday Cheer 2019! We had Christmas carols in german, latin, and English.
12/09/2019

Holiday Cheer 2019! We had Christmas carols in german, latin, and English.

Harlem in the Hampton's Celebration, A Joyous Occasion! Thank you XOXOXO Harlem Cultural Archives, Glenn Hunter, Ken Ser...
08/30/2019

Harlem in the Hampton's Celebration, A Joyous Occasion! Thank you XOXOXO Harlem Cultural Archives, Glenn Hunter, Ken Sergeant, Judge Frank Perry

Hooked on Heritage Lecture,  “Unsung Heroines: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Revisited with Dr.  Patricia A. Turner, Dean a...
08/07/2019

Hooked on Heritage Lecture, “Unsung Heroines: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Revisited with Dr. Patricia A. Turner, Dean and Vice Provost, Division of Undergraduate Education, UCLA College of Letters and Science a Pierson High School Graduate! Her Class of 1973 and friends alike showed up and showed out!

08/04/2019
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@12noon Join the local community for presentation about the State of Black Long Island – An Equity Profile of Long Island with the Urban League of Long Island's President Theresa Sanders

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At UrbanLeague LongIsland Sunset at Sag Harbor Benefit
08/04/2019

At UrbanLeague LongIsland Sunset at Sag Harbor Benefit

CLAUDE LAWRENCE, KEYES ART
07/27/2019

CLAUDE LAWRENCE, KEYES ART

United We Stand! Hellinic Snack Bar& Restaurant w/ Awarehousechef and Eastville past president Mrs. Marjorie Day and SAA...
07/24/2019

United We Stand! Hellinic Snack Bar& Restaurant w/ Awarehousechef and Eastville past president Mrs. Marjorie Day and SAAM director Brenda Simmons

Fish Fry, 34 Years Strong! Thank you Gloria Primm Brown & Audrey Gaines @tjmandco @montaukbrewco @aarp @susanpenzner @ap...
07/21/2019

Fish Fry, 34 Years Strong! Thank you Gloria Primm Brown & Audrey Gaines @tjmandco @montaukbrewco @aarp @susanpenzner @aprilgornik @ariansimone @onmyway2dc2014 all or members and greater community. #communityfirst #executivedirectors #bossnonprofit #livinglegacy

The 34th Annual Fish Fry is a staple event that is known to drawn people from far and near ! The Fish Fry started out as a fundraiser that was done on the grounds of the
Historic St. David AME Zion.
Church! The beginnings of the Fish Fry had a meager beginnings, when people actually cooked with LOVE, that is the major ingredient in "Soul Food". There was a time when people needed their soul's feed, to break bread with their neighbor, say hello, how are the children? The missi...
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Tonight, you don't want to miss this!
07/12/2019

Tonight, you don't want to miss this!

Michael A. Butler's Opening Amagansett Free Library
07/09/2019

Michael A. Butler's Opening Amagansett Free Library

07/09/2019

FYI:
*Arts and Crafts Afternoons; 7/17, 7/31, 8/14, 1pm-3pm

* Eastville’s “Drop the Mic” Open Mic Night: 7/12, 8/9 6pm-8pm
* Walking Tours & Game Night; 7/18

July, 20, 2019; 4-7pm, 34th Annual Fish Fry, Greater Community Gathering

July 31, 2019 3, Hooked on Heritage Lecture Series, (Topic) Stony the Road by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

August 4, 2019, Hooked on Heritage Lecture Series, (Topic) “Unsung Heroines: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Revisited by Dr. Patricia A. Turner, UCLA College of Letters and Science

August 24, 2019, Harlem in the Hamptons, Celebrating the Jack and Jill Youth Organization
September 6-8, 2019 Harbor-Fest- Food tasting, Walking Tour, “Drop the Mic”

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 6pm-8pm
07/09/2019

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 6pm-8pm

On View Weds & Saturdays 1-4pmBeacon of Light on Exhibit @ECHS Heritage House139 Hampton Street Beacon of Light is taken...
07/09/2019

On View Weds & Saturdays 1-4pm
Beacon of Light on Exhibit @
ECHS Heritage House
139 Hampton Street
Beacon of Light is taken from Eastville’s private Johnson Family Collection which has approximately 90 images. These images are spellbinding and captivating. This exhibit is a celebration of their agency and endearment.

Thank you! New to ECHS Collection's Black Whalers Their Tales, Courage & Conquest prints 6/250) Gift of Lyn and E.T. Wil...
07/09/2019

Thank you!
New to ECHS Collection's
Black Whalers Their Tales, Courage & Conquest prints 6/250) Gift of Lyn and E.T. Williams, In memory of his sister Joanne Williams Carter.

Featured on @tvonetv Sister Circle
06/07/2019

Featured on @tvonetv Sister Circle

Coming up: Cultural District Weekend - https://mailchi.mp/dff7b2287e1b/events-2898369
04/19/2019
Coming up: Cultural District Weekend

Coming up: Cultural District Weekend - https://mailchi.mp/dff7b2287e1b/events-2898369

Sheet music, whether it’s a hymn on a Sunday morning or a classical musical composition at the Opera, has a big role in our lives. For every major moment in our lives there is a song. There is a song for your birthday, at your wedding, and when you retire. Eastville’s relationship with musical ...

03/22/2019
THAWFEST 2019: Sip and Paint! - https://mailchi.mp/384b9d75a58d/events-2878233
03/19/2019
THAWFEST 2019: Sip and Paint!

THAWFEST 2019: Sip and Paint! - https://mailchi.mp/384b9d75a58d/events-2878233

The Hamptons Arts Network will soon be celebrating THAWFEST, their annual celebration of the arts institutions on the East End. our own ECHS will be celebrating with Michael A. Butler sponsoring a freeMICHAEL A. BUTLER: Genesis and Transcendence March 22, 2019 from 6-8pm FREE @ The Heritage House 13...

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139 Hampton St
Sag Harbor, NY
11963

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Eastville Community Historical Society of Sag Harbor 139 Hampton Street P.O. Box 2036 Sag Harbor, New York 11963

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