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The 2006 Calendar

 

January 1 Membership renewal appeal
  18 Genealogy workshop newsletter
February 22 Genealogy Workshop
March 16 Conklin House lecture 1, From Slavery to Freedom in
Huntington -
Rex Metcalf
  22 Genealogy workshop
    Spring annual appeal
April 8 Genealogy Federation of Long Island, Stony Brook
  20 Conklin House lecture 2, Crime Did Not Pay: Public Enemies of the 1930's, Ellen Paulsen
  26 Genealogy workshop
  30 Salt Lake City research trip (out to May 7)
May 6 Preparation for Sheep to Shawl, Conklin Barn
  7 Sheep to Shawl Festival, Kissam barn
  17 Lefferts Tide mill tour, 3:00 pm
  18 Conklin House lecture 3, The History and Development of Weaving, Sue Eckers
  19 Preparation for the Antique show
  20 Antique show
  21 Antique show
  24 Genealogy workshop, Cutting Edge Family History: Methods and Sources  Loretto Dennis Szucs, Vice President of Publishing, Ancestry, Inc.
June 4 Annual meeting, 3:00 pm
  12 Lefferts Tide mill tour, 12:30 pm
  14 Preparation for Volunteer lunch, Conklin barn
  15 Volunteer lunch, Conklin barn
  25 Hat Exhibit opening at Conklin Exhibit hall
  25 Huntington Militia Encampment at Kissam House
  26 Passport to the Past 1
July 10 Passport to the Past 2
  14 Lefferts Tide mill tour, 2:30 pm
  24 Passport to the Past, 3
August 21 Lefferts Tide mill tour 10:30 am
September 8 Lefferts Tide mill tour, 12:00 noon
  16 Wine tasting - Dr. Daniel W. Kissam House
  21 Conklin lecture 4, Handle With Care: Preserving Your Family Heirlooms, 1:00 pm
Presented by Ellen Cone Bush, Executive Director, Planting Fields Foundation. Conklin Barn, 2 High Street, Huntington. Refreshments 1 pm; Lecture 1:30 pm.  Sponsored by the Huntington Historical Society. Lecture is free to members, $5 for non-members.  Public is welcome.   Reserve at 631-427-7045 Ext 403.
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Genealogy Workshop:, Navigating the New York County Clerk's Office for Family Research, 7:00 pm Joseph Van Nostrand, archivist, and Bruce Abrams, assistant archivists in the Archives of the County Clerk and Clerk of the Supreme Court of New York County, will be speaking about the records available for family history and genealogy research in the New York County Clerk’s Office at 31 Chambers Street in New York City.  The records include naturalization, census, various courts, business records, divorce, name changes and more.  Open and free to the public.  Conklin Barn, 2 High Street (and New York Avenue/110), Huntington.  For more information call (631) 427-7045, ext. 401.  Part of the Huntington Historical Society’s Genealogy Workshop series

October 4 Oktoberfest Celebration and LectureTravel with members of the Huntington Historical Society for a day of authentic music, dancing and entertainment at the Platzl Brauhaus, a family owned business situated between two peaks of the Ramapo Mountains in up-state New York.  Carol A. Maguire, Executive Director of the Historical Society, will be speaking about the origins of the October Fest.  Lunch and dinner, as well as bus transportation, are included in the $70 per person price. Please call 427-7045,  ext. 405 for reservation information
  6 Lefferts Tide mill tour, 11:00 am
  14 Preparation for the Apple Festival
  15 Apple Festival, Kissam barn
  19 Conklin lecture 5, A Taste of Huntington, 1:00 pm Noted author and Ph. D., Alice Ross, discusses food and its connection to local history.  Conklin Barn, 2 High Street, Huntington. Refreshments 1 pm; Lecture 1:30 pm.  Sponsored by the Huntington Historical Society. Lecture is free to members, $5 for non-members.  Public is welcome.   Reserve at 631-427-7045 Ext 403.
  25 Genealogy Workshop, NARA: New York, College Park, MD, & Washington, DC - Their Under-utilized Treasures,  7 pm.  Presented by Carol A. Maguire, Executive Director Huntington Historical Society.  The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is a treasure trove of information waiting to be discovered by genealogists.  Identify not so well known records in NARA and how to maneuver your way through their facilities in person or over the internet.   Open and free to the public.  Held at the Conklin Barn, 2 High Street, (and New York Avenue/110) Huntington.  Part of the Huntington Historical Society’s   Genealogy Workshop series.  For more information call (631) 427-7045, ext. 401
  27 Lefferts Tide mill tour, 3:00 pm
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Special Lecture:  "Ghosts of Long Island, Stories of the Paranormal", 7:30 to 9:00 pm, Local author, photographer and historian, Kerriann Flanagan Brosky, has been working with Paranormal Investigator, Joe Giaquinto, on assignment researching and investigating haunted places throughout Long Island. Ms. Brosky is the author of two books on Huntington’s history, and now she is branching out to include many untold tales in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. Thirty ghost stories, accompanied by photographs, will appear in the book, with a forward written by Joe Giaquinto. Stories will include live interviews, legends, myths, murders and some never before told tales of the unexplainable.   Free for members. $10 for non-members.  Reservations required. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

November 15 Genealogy Workshop, Researching New York City Voter Registration Records,, 7 pm.  The Huntington Historical Society’s Genealogy Workshop series presents a lecture by Jordan Auslander, a professional genealogist who specializes in family and heir research, about tracing family roots through the research of New York City voter registrations.  Topics will include what records are available by borough, how and what information can be obtained, and how to apply this information to one’s own family history.  Open and free to the public. Conklin Barn, 2 High Street (and New York Avenue/110), Huntington For more information call:  427-7045, ext. 401.
  16 Conklin lecture 6, The History of Whaling on Long Island, !:00 pm.  Presented by Paul DeOrsay, Executive Director, Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum. Conklin Barn, 2 High Street, Huntington. Refreshments 1 pm; Lecture 1:30 pm.  Sponsored by the Huntington Historical Society. Lecture is free to members, $5 for non-members.  Public is welcome.   Reserve at 631-427-7045 Ext 403.
December 3 Holiday Historic House Tour.  Reservations are required. "Holidays with the Conklins and Friends," the 2006 Holiday Historic House tour of historic houses will feature 18th and 19th century Huntington Village houses.  Most of the houses were owned by members of the Conklin family.
 Tickets for the tour are $30.  The price of the ticket includes one raffle ticket for dinner for two at Abel Conklins Restaurant in Huntington.  There is great excitement about the Holiday Historic House tour.  All the houses are wonderful examples of their era.  Don't miss this unique opportunity!
Tickets can be purchased at:
Huntington Historical Society, 209 Main St, Huntington            (631) 427-7045
Huntington Antiques Center, 129 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor    (631) 549-0105
Antiques at Northport, 404 Fort Salonga Road, Northport            
(631) 651-8454
  5 New Exhibit opens:  Trains, Dolls and other Toys
  10 "Huntington's Olde Tyme Fun" Family Holiday Event:  with music by Sampawams Creek, crafts, refreshments and a tour of the exhibit (Trains, Dolls and other Toys) and the 1750 Conklin House.  Also a  Puppet Show:  "The Princess, the Frog and the Pea" (reservations only)  in the Conklin barn.  Activities start at 12:00 pm and end at 4:00.  The puppet show begins at 2:00 and lasts 45 minutes.    All activities are $5 per family except the puppet show which is $5 per person and requires reservations.  Call 427-7045, ext. 401 for reservations.
  13 Genealogy Workshop, Holiday party, Sharing memories