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Oyster Bay Historical Society

Oyster Bay Historical Society Seeks Executive Director

The Oyster Bay Historical Society is a 50 year old community-based organization serving the town of Oyster Bay from the South to the North shores of Long Island, New York. Our respected Executive Director of 18 years must leave us … Continue reading

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Oyster Bay Historical Society Breaks Ground for New Research Center

Toasted by mild winds and balmy temperatures, the Oyster Bay Historical Society (OBHS) broke ground for the new Angela P. Koenig Research and Collections Center at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 15, 2009. “It’s been a long haul,“ said OBHS … Continue reading

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New Book Explores Oyster Bay (LI) in Vintage Photos

Town Historian John E. Hammond’s latest book, Oyster Bay: Images of America, brings late 19th  and early 20th century Oyster Bay to life through period photographs and captivating captions. Oyster Bay native John Hammond is probably best known to residents … Continue reading

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Oyster Bay Historical Society Winter Exhibit: Luis Francke’s Love Letters to Jane Bush

Oyster Bay, NY, February 5, 2009. In celebration of the season and of an extraordinary Gold Coast family, the Oyster Bay Historical Society will exhibit letters and photographs from the courtship of Luis Francke and Jane Bush de Lamoutte beginning … Continue reading

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