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tom schaudel lecture at southold historical museum lecture series

Chef Tom Schaudel will give a free lecture at the Southold Town Recreation Dept. This free talk will cover Schaudel’s experiences using local ingredients and his history  running acclaimed kitchens on Long Island ...MORE

nautical m useum at horton point named best attraction

Voters in Dan’s Papers Best of the Best on the North Fork named Southold Historical Museum’s Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse the "Best Family Attraction” on Long Island’s North Fork.
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Southold Winterfest 2024

Clam shucking, flame throwing, fake snow, live music and plenty of free food and beverage samples are on the agenda for Southold WinterFest. The annual celebration is set for Saturday, Feb. 17... MORE

Candlelight tour

It is hard to believe that we’re already welcoming the second to last month of the year. As we begin to gear up for the holiday season, here are 10 events on the North Fork that we are looking forward to this November... MORE

CAST Barbecue at Horton Point story

The recently completed four-month renovation of Horton Point Lighthouse Historical Museum has volunteers excited for the rush of summer visitors.This year, the museum will look different to returning visitors... MORE

Country Living magazine article

Who’s ready for a summer road trip!? If you’re on the hunt for a new area of the country to cruise along country roads with the windows down, we have a grand idea: New York’s North Fork... MORE

Horton Point lighthouse northforker magazine

Sweeping, dramatic views of the Long Island Sound and a tie to a Founding Father can both be found at Horton Point Lighthouse in Southold. Perched atop a high bluff, the beacon was first commissioned... MORE

Horton Point Lighthouse lady lighthouse keeper recognized

The only woman to serve as the Horton Point Lighthouse keeper in Southold more than a century ago was omitted from federal records — until now, thanks to local historians who recently rectified the oversight... MORE

Winterfest Things to do on the north fork

While it may be the middle of winter, the North Fork is anything but quiet. You’ll find community spirit alive and thriving across the North Fork. With so many fun events happening at restaurants, wineries, breweries... 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 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

treasure exchange is best thrift shop on north fork

Voters in Dan’s Papers Best of the Best on the North Fork named Southold Historical Museum’s Treasure Exchange shop in the Prince Building as the "Best Thrift Shop” on Long Island’s North Fork.

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Horton point is best museum on the north fork

Southold Historical Museum, which operates the Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse announced that has been named "Best Family Attraction" in Long Island, NY's North Fork region by Dan's Papers... MORE

Southold Mueum receives state grant

Southold Historical Museum, C.A.S.T, and Landcraft Garden Foundation are three nonprofit cultural arts organizations in Southold Town to receive funds from the New York State Council on the Arts this year... MORE

Northforker top things to do wine by the vines

Celebrate 50 years of Long Island Wine with Southold Historical Museum and Pellegrini Vineyards in Cutchogue. On Thursday, Oct. 19 from noon to 3 p.m. taste fine wine and delectable food. ... MORE

Horton Point New exhibits 2023

The Horton Point Nautical Museum exhibits have been reinterpreted to emphasize several important local narratives including whaling, working on the bays, the history of the lighthouse and its keepers... MORE

Newsday article things to do this summer

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer with parades, ceremonies, firework displays, festivals and more. Here are things to do this weekend that will leave you excited for the season ahead... MORE

Stella Prince Shining a light on Horton Points only Female keeper

Mary Korpi had no idea when she answered an ad for docents at the Horton Point Lighthouse Museum in Southold that it would result in her writing a novel about the landmark’s only female lighthouse keeper... MORE

Southold winterfest

Southold Town’s WinterFest celebrates the entire hamlet with culture, food and other celebrations on February 18.
The event, free to all residents and visitors, will feature many local businesses and organizations... MORE

dans paper interview in the news

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

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

Southold museum named best by dans papers

Voters in Dan’s Papers Best of the Best on the North Fork named Southold Historical Museum and its Maple Lane Complex as the "Best Museum” on Long Island’s North Fork.
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Just because it is the middle of February doesn’t mean we can’t have a party. On Saturday, Feb. 17, 10-3pm, downtown Southold will come alive with music, crafts, tours of Southold Historical Museum and more... MORE

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It’s official — the holiday season is finally upon us. Nothing sparks that holiday feeling more than a tree lighting or parade. Here are some upcoming events across to get your fill of holiday cheer... MORE

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As a part of our annual Best Of awards, we’ve asked our readers to select their favorites for Best of the North Fork 2023. These are the 50 Readers’ Choice picks for Northforker’s Best of the North Fork 2023.... MORE

Lighthouse Lecture on the Steamship Lexington

Southold Historical Museum is pleased to offer the Lighthouse Lecture Series at Horton Point Lighthouse. The first lecture is  “The Sinking of the Steamboat Lexington: Long Island’s Worst Maritime Disaster"... MORE

pickleball tournament in dans papers

North Forkers interested in getting a taste of the latest sports trend might want to jump in headfirst at the upcoming second annual Pickleball Tournament to Benefit Southold Historical Museum on June 3.... MORE

mary korpi author of the lady lighthouse keeper

When Mary Korpi started to write “The Lady Lighthouse Keeper,” a historical-fiction novel based on the life of Stella Marie Prince, a female lighthouse keeper at Southold’s Horton Point Lighthouse... MORE

Southold Winterfest 2023 article

Organizers are gearing up for the 2nd annual Southold WinterFest, set for Sat., Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Rain date is February 19.) The free event was launched last year by the EDC of Southold to support... MORE

Krupski farms lecture

Southold Historical Museum’s Lecture Series Continues

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

wliw heart of the east end

Deanna Walker and Kristen Matejka of the Southold Historical Museum join The Heart of The East End to talk about this weekend’s Antique, Fine Arts & Handmade Crafts Fair. The event is hosted by Old Town Arts... 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

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