Huntington Historical Society Mission Statement
Vision: The Huntington Historical Society will be totally integrated in the life and interest of the community as the visually and technologically accessible source of regional historical information and knowledge.
Mission: The Huntington Historical Society is the focal point for preserving the ongoing heritage of the Town of Huntington. We support this mission through public education programs, maintaining museums, collections and a regional research center; promoting the preservation of historic buildings and sites; and by partnering with local and regional institutions.
1. To provide long-term financial and human resources to
ensure the health and vitality of the organization
2. To be relevant to the life of the community with a focus on
communication with our constituencies by expanding
our local, county, regional, state and national information links to affirm
our position as a focal point for Huntington history
3. To effectively present the richness of the collections to
promote public knowledge, the support of their preservation, and ongoing
acquisitions to Society collections
4. To develop programs reflecting the
diverse and changing populations of the community and to encourage widespread
participation and support.
5. To foster partnerships with leading institutions in the
community to strengthen our status as a contemporary institution with a
6. To ensure that the Society’s facilities provide welcoming
and accessible environments for the public to explore Huntington history; to
ensure stable and secure space for the exhibition and storage of collections,
and ample, tech-ready workspace for the staff, volunteers and researchers