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Episode 115: This week on the “Dan’s Talks” podcast, Dan speaks with Deanna Witte-Walker, executive director of the Southold Historical Museum,  founded in 1960 to preserve the history of Southold... MORE

Southold Historical Museum Grant recipient story

Two initiatives in Southold Town will be funded under the Regional Economic Development Council Initiative. The Town of Southold received one grant totaling $338,000 for land use and zoning updates... MORE

Holiday shopping Northforker magazine

‘Tis the season for gift giving and if you’re on the hunt for just the right thing, look no further than these nine holiday markets and fairs where you’re sure to find the perfect thing for everyone on your list... MORE

Northforker best spots for leaf peeping 2022

Vibrant autumn colors are on display across the North Fork as the leaves turn from bright summer greens to golden yellows and striking reds. On the East End, fall foliage is quickly approaching its midpoint... MORE

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Imagine vast farmlands that come alive with vibrant hues of orange, red, and yellow, seasonal festivals and much more – less than two hours outside of New York’ concrete jungle. Well, you don’t have to imagine... MORE

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Martha Stewart is in onto a secret that locals have known for years: Summertime on the North Fork is sheer magic. Stewart spent the weekend making the rounds on the North Fork, according to many who saw... MORE

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Set off the mainland United States’ East Coast, lighthouses have been guiding ships at sea to, from, and around Long Island for centuries, with the oldest being Montauk Lighthouse commissioned by... MORE

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The North Fork has an abundance of public parks. Beaches, athletic facilities, playgrounds, hiking trails — collectively there’s something for everyone at the parks in Southold and Riverhead towns... MORE

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Santa arrives at Southold Historical Museum on Black Friday for photos with his fans. Next, tours of the 18th century Thomas Moore House and the Victorian Ann Currie-Bell House will take place from 3–6 p.m... MORE

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Lee Cleary has been a Southold Historical Museum volunteer for 20 years. And since 2018, she has taken charge of its twice yearly “10 Squared” art exhibition and sale. “I’m not sure, with... MORE

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For our second Best of the North Fork awards, our team debated (and debated, and debated) the top spots in the area in 50 categories, from lobster rolls and vintage shops to tasting rooms... MORE

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Southold Historical Society is ramping up the visitor experience at the Colonial Herb Garden behind its 18th century Thomas Moore House, with QR codes linking to historical context for each plant... MORE

Krupski farms lecture

Southold Historical Museum’s 2023 Winter Lecture Series, “Local Farming Through the Years,” sponsored by NOFO Real Estate continues in February with a talk by Al Krupski.  This second lecture in the series... MORE

Dans lecture series article

Southold Historical Museum is launching its 2023 Winter Lecture Series with a return to an in-person format and a “Local Farming Through the Years” theme. Farming is among the most notable industries... MORE

2022 AED Staff Training

The Southold Historical Museum received a $4,500 donation toward the purchase of three automated external defibrillators — the lifesaving devices used on people suffering sudden cardiac arrest... MORE

2022 Southold Historical Museum Receives Grant

Three North Fork projects were awarded Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization grants, according to County Executive Steve Bellone, who said that a total of $500,000 will be divided among 15 organizations... MORE

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Southold Historical Museum has put out its annual call for artists to participate this year’s Ten Squared art exhibition, a special non-juried fundraising show featuring 10- x 10-inch artworks that will... MORE

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The Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse newest exhibit: "Undercover: Stories of Rum Running in Southold" explores the unexpected sites and fascinating stories linked to the history... MORE

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Thrift shopping, consignment shopping, treasure hunting. Whatever you call it, thrifting is an opportunity to score some great finds while helping to keep clothes and other once loved items out of landfills... MORE

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The Southold Historical Museum is applying for a grant to weatherize the barn at the Maple Lane Complex, where they’ve planned an exhibit on the “untold stories” of 20th century immigrant farm labor... MORE

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Southold Historical Museum’s magical Candlelight Tour & Christmas Tree Lighting returns to the Maple Lane Complex of historic buildings at 55200 Main Rd. at 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26. Enjoy the delightful decor... MORE

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It’s quite rare to find an original painting, drawing or photograph by a local East End artist for less than $1,000, but Southold Historical Museum is in the midst of a special sale where each piece costs far... MORE

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Absorb history on the waterfront! Horton Point Lighthouse is a gem of a historic property on the Long Island Sound in Southold. You can’t help but feel the history there. And on Saturday, ... MORE


Can you take a selfie with Albert Einstein or find a brick engraved with the name Horton in downtown Southold?

All you need is a smartphone to take part in Southold Historical Society’s ... MORE

Southold Historical museum hosts lecture krupski farming

Southold Historical Museum announced Tuesday that its “Local Farming Through the Years”-themed 2023 Winter Lecture Series will continue with a second installment, “Krupski Farming,” next month... MORE

Martha Stewart North Fork Visit

Martha Stewart, the queen of lifestyle herself, paid a visit to the North Fork this past summer and, through social media posts, it looked like she was living her best life.
The icon is no stranger to the North Fork... MORE

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Cozy season is officially upon us – days filled with sipping wine fireside, gathering with closest friends and family, and events to kick off the holidays. Here are ten things we’re looking forward to this month... MORE

2022 My Favorite Things article in Northforker

Working the land on the North Fork is a true passion for Ryan Lertora, manager of Jamesport Farmstead. (He’s also a partner along with owners Kim Frank and Jeff Brown.) The farmstead is a certified organic... MORE

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Martha Stewart, the queen of lifestyle herself, recently paid a visit to the North Fork and, through social media posts, it looks like she’s living her best life. The icon is no stranger to the North Fork. Over the past decade, she’s raved... MORE

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This chest accompanied Captain Henry Green on the ship Sabina around the “Horn” to San Francisco from Long Island in 1849 as many locals headed to the California “Gold Rush.” The Sabina had a crew of... MORE

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This month, we once again asked our readers to select their favorites for Best of the North Fork 2022. Several thousand readers cast their votes from a list of favorites compiled by our staff. We had more than 30... MORE

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Mary Korpi, currently a docent at Horton Point Lighthouse in Southold, was intrigued by the story of Stella Prince, the only female lighthouse keeper at Horton Point Lighthouse in the early 1900s... MORE

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It’s Thanksgiving week, which means the annual holiday events season kicks off on the North Fork this weekend.

Tune into this week’s northforker Weekend podcast to hear staffers Grant Parpan, Charity Robey... MORE

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After more than 30 years, lifelong Southold resident Peggy Murphy is retiring from Southold Historical Museum’s education of youth program.

Ms. Murphy has chaired the committee since its founding, shortly after... MORE

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Southold Historical Society officially reopened to the public Thursday, with an in-person celebration at the Ann Currie-Bell House that highlighted a new name and logo.

The organization... MORE

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"I passed by this neighborhood so many times and never thought of stopping to look," Antonia Brogna said about the Bethel-Christian Avenue-Laurel Hill Historic District marker on the route to her aunt’s... MORE

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