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Oysterponds Historical Society

1555 Village Ln, Orient, NY 11957-1258
+1 631-323-2480
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Immersed in local history

The society’s campus is a treasure trove of artifacts, including documents, paintings, photos and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisbon, Portugal
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I recently attended the Orient Christmas House tour and one of the stops on the tour was the... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Orient, New York
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A museum complex that consists of the Village House, which is a 19th-century boardinghouse, and Civil War material, toys and dolls, and the Hallock Building with exhibits of ship paintings, scrimshaw and more.
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1555 Village Ln, Orient, NY 11957-1258
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank btaplin832
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

1  Thank Travelinggirl11957
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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