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Oyster Bay Railroad Station Restoration Tour Nov 4th


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Theodore Roosevelt departing the historic Oyster Bay Railroad Station circa 1900The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) has partnered with the Historic Oyster Bay Railroad Station to organize a behind-the-scenes tour on Saturday, November 4 from 2 to 4 pm.

The tour will take a behind-the-scenes look at the ongoing restoration of the historic station once used by President Theodore Roosevelt to travel between his residence at Sagamore Hill and Washington D.C. Continue reading

Rockville Centre Walking Tour And Reception Planned


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St. Agnes Cathedral - Rockville Centre LIRR Station The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) has partnered with the Rockville Centre to organize a behind-the-scenes tour on Saturday, October 28 from 11 am to 2 pm.

Explore the historic heart of Rockville Centre with Village Historian, Marilyn Nunes Devlin, including the St. Agnes Cathedral, the Village Hall, and the Church of the Ascension. The tour will conclude with a reception at the restored Victorian-era Phillips House Museum. Continue reading

Long Island: Mather House Museum Complex Tour


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Mather House Museum courtesy Historical Society of Greater Port JeffersonThe Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) has partnered with the Mather House Museum Complex in Port Jefferson, to provide a behind-the-scenes tour on Saturday, October 21, from 2 to 4 pm.

Port Jefferson Historical Society’s Mather Museum Complex curator Laura Warren will lead the tour. The tour will look at the museum’s new archives building and delve into the facility’s planning, design, and realization. Continue reading