The Doors Are Open! North Shore

Historical Museum Now Open to the Public Wednesdays 2 PM-6 PM Saturdays 11 AM-3 PM

 

We are proud to announce thr North Shore Historical Museum will open to the public. The completely renovated Justices Court building, an historic national landmark and the Museum's home, will open January 19 with public visitation days of Wednesdays and Saturdays. January 19th also marks the 104th anniversary of the  building's initial opening by the Town of Oyster Bay in 1908.

For the present time, the Museum will be open to public visitations on Wednesdays from 2 to 6 PM, and Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM. Museum members will be admitted free, with a fee of $5.00 for other guests, $3.00 for children, and family membership $20.00.

For further information on hours, exhibits, or to book tours, call (516)-801-1191 or email Ms. Yoder at director@northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is located at 140 Glen Street; visit the Mueum's website at www.northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is accepting memberships, and also offering commemorative sponsor plaque opportunities.

The official opening follows the appointment of Colleen Yoder as  Museum Director who will be in charge of exhibits and the Museum's operations. Ms. Yoder, a Glen Cove Resident, has excellent credentials and experience as a museum curator; she holds aBS degree in Museum Education from Pennsylvania State, University and a MS in Humanities from California State University. "I cannot express the thrill it will be watching the first visitors to this incredible building", Ms. Yoder said. "Although for the present we are only open two days a week,we will be hosting group tours for school children and other organizations."

Brian Mercadante, Museum President, said that "We invite everyone to come in to view this national treasure and our exhibits. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, I'd like to thank the many, many organizations and governemnt agencies that have made this dream possible."

 

In The Press

Patch- Website Lists Glen Cove on 100 Safest Cities list

Courtesy of Glen Cove Patch:

Glen Cove Rated One of Nation's Safest Cities

Website ranks city twelfth safest in U.S.
By Micah Danney
March 19, 2013
Your chances of being the victim of a crime in Glen Cove are less than in most other cities in the country, according to a recent report.

The website NeighborhoodScout released its list of the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for cities with populations of more than 25,000 people. Glen Cove ranked 12, one spot higher than Greenwich, Conn. and one behind Sammamish, Wash.

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Glen Cove Downtown BID

BEAUTIFIES DOWNTOWN WITH FLOWER BASKETS
 

Glen Cove, NY – The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District purchased 83 hanging flower baskets to grace the light poles of the downtown commercial district.

 

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Upcoming Events

North Shore Historical Museum

AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR EXHIBIT

Friday, April 17th, 7 pm - An Exhibit Opening Reception will be hosted at the Museum, 140 Glen St.,
In recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the ending of the American CIvil War with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse in April 1865, this exhibit will focus on the everyday life of the ordinary soldier during the Civil War.

Preview the exhibit at this opening reception with refreshments being served.
General Public $30 - $25 for Museum Members

RSVP to Director@NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org ; phone 516 801 1191.

 

Glen Cove Public Library  676-2130  4 Glen Cove Ave.
SPRING WREATH-MAKING CLASS WITH LINDA REILLY
THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 7PM
Artist Linda Reilly will teach you how to make a beautiful wreath Please bring your own hot glue gun and glue sticks.  Registration is in person at the Glen Cove Library Reference desk and begins Tuesday, March 10 for Glen Cove residents and Tuesday, March 17 for all others, space permitting.  The cost is $12 (check or money order only) per person.  Please make your check or money order payable to: Linda Reilly.

Join us for a movie:
BIRDMAN
119 min. (R) 2014
Sunday, April 26, 2pm
 
Birdman is a dark comedy starring Michael Keaton with Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts. Keaton plays a faded Hollywood actor famous for his superhero role struggling to mount a Broadway adaptation of a Raymond Carver story, while also trying to shed his superhero character. Birdman received critical acclaim, and was named one of the best films of 2014.

 

'Long Island at Work & Play' at the North Shore Historical Museum


From the collection of the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA), early 20th Century photographs with a focus on the North Shore.
Featuring artifacts from the collections of the North Shore Historical Museum and the Glen Cove Public Library.
 
Preview the exhibit at our Opening Reception at the North Shore Historical Museum
Friday, February 13 at 7 pm
The exhibit, Long Island at Work & Play, officially opens on 14 February 2014.
 $10 per person / $5 for Museum Members
RSVP to Director@NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org or by phone:  (516) 801-1191
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Admission to the Museum is FREE to Members.
Non-Members
Seniors (age 65 and over) and Teens (13-17)   $4.00
Adults (18-64) $5.00
Kids (12 and under) Free

Museum Hours
Wednesdays  2 pm to 6 pm
Saturdays 11 am to 3 pm
Group tours at other times by special appointment
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www.NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org
North Shore Historical Museum
140 Glen Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542