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Step back in time here on North Fork

Excellent restoration of home/boarding house with the Long Island Sound as its Neighbor... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Off_Beaten_Tracker
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Manlius, New York
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Local History kept current

The Historical society provides some really interesting locations - a walking tour of Old Orient is... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Dennis R
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Woodbridge, NJ, United States
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6 Jul 2018
“Step back in time here on North Fork”
7 Feb 2018
“Local History kept current”
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The Museums of Orient and East Marion Experience centuries of North Fork life and culture in our historic buildings and exhibition galleries.
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1555 Village Ln, Orient, NY 11957-1258
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+1 631-323-2480
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent restoration of home/boarding house with the Long Island Sound as its Neighbor. Knowledgeable tour guides to answer your questions & point out interesting not to miss items & history. Small but nicely curated gift shop. Easy curbside free parking. Sit & rock on shaded...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The Historical society provides some really interesting locations - a walking tour of Old Orient is definitely worth the time.

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The society’s campus is a treasure trove of artifacts, including documents, paintings, photos and all manner of household and commercial goods housed in a number of historic buildings in a beautiful setting. The periodic exhibits are worth a visit.

Thank Rotelst
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I recently attended the Orient Christmas House tour and one of the stops on the tour was the Oysterponds Historical Society buildings. The tour of the Village Lane house hosted by John was amazing. The narration and information he provided of local history was so...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Every year we attend the Holiday House Tour organized by the Oysterponds Historical Society. The group that attends with us each year continues to grow. Its a wonderful way to experience historical properties from the 1700s and 1800s, as well as some newer homes. The...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

A rare gem discovered almost by accident. After investigating the historic Webb House across the way were invited back for a tour the following day and a visit to the current textile exhibit at Oysterponds. The Director could not have been more gracious and knowledgable.

Thank lenabydesign
Reviewed 27 July 2017

this museum has wonderful items on exhibit appropriate for the location. Orient Village is a place locked in time. The Historical Society exhibit is fitting and most enjoyable.

Thank Gershon1
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Located in the middle of the quaint village of Orient is the charming Oysterponds Historical Society. 7 buildings help tell the story of this unique Village. A house museum with 6 upstairs exhibits give a sense of the late 19th century. An exhibit space located...More

Thank Travelinggirl11957
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Driving down Village Lane in the tiny hamlet of Orient you are transported back in time. 18th & 19th century home line the streets in the historic district. A tiny post office, pie shop (in season) small gift shop and a delightful country store are...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2012

On tiny Village Lane, in the center of Orient, is the historical society. There are often art shows in the Swanson Gallery (especially in summer). There are also several well-preserved buildings from early Orient days. Village Lane itself is like a photo album of a...More

3  Thank ronacom13
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