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

Downtown Sounds Featured in L.I.Pulse Magazine, Others

DOWNTOWN SOUNDS 2015 FEATURED IN LOCAL MEDIA

Downtown Sounds 2015 has been getting favorable attention in the press lately, with feature articles in Long Island Pulse Magazine:

Music Fills Downtown Glen Cove This Summer:


http://lipulse.com/2015/06/30/music-fills-downtown-glen-cove-this-summer/

And 25A Magazine:

Glen Cove Village Square Downtown Sounds: It's All About the Music


 

 
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.

Read more...
 
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.

 

Read more...
 

Upcoming Events

DOWNTOWN SOUNDS 2015

Click the DOWNTOWN SOUNDS menu button to the left for full details! Download our program below!

 

The North Shore Historical Museum presents

Movie Nights, sponsored by the Pistilli Metro Center, continues with...

James Cagney in Yankee Doodle Dandy - Friday, July 10th at 7 pm

Celebrating our Independence Day with the story of George M. Cohan, admission for the movie is $15 - $10 for Museum Members.

Friday, September 25th - Robert Redford is The Great Gatsby

Footsteps of a Forgotten Soldier  

Presentation by authors Denice Evans-Sheppard and Frank Carl. 

Sat., 25 July at 7 pm

A young African-American by the name of David Carll from the small village of Oyster Bay embarked on a journey over a 150 years ago to help preserve the Union and end slavery by enlisting and fighting in the Civil War. His journey, life and times will be told in a powerful story by his great great grandchildren Frank Carl and Denice Evans-Sheppard.

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The Toffeys and The Wordens: A Family Goes To War 1861-1865

Bill Finlayson discusses the experiences of four of his family members in the American Civil War, including: a secret mission to save Fort Pickens, becoming the very first Union prisoner of war, the Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack, the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Chattanooga, the Assassination of President Lincoln, and being awarded the Medal of Honor.

Wed., 5 August at 7 pm

Admission for each event $10 General Public
Museum Members $5

RSVP if planning to attend: or email:
Director@NorthShoreHistoricalMuseum.org

 

 

LUNCHTIME FOOD AND FUN FOR KIDS!
 
Hey, kids!  When school is out this summer, look for food and fun at the Glen Cove Public Library.  The Library and Glen Cove AHRC are partnering to encourage children to continue eating healthy throughout the summer months.  
 
Beginning Monday, July 6th and continuing through Wednesday August 19th, join us in the Library’s Community Room between noon and 1pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for a nutritious lunch.  You’ll also enjoy making crafts, watching movies and listening to some great books.
 
 
This program is sponsored by the State Education Department and Island Harvest.