2015 Winter Lecture Series
2015 Winter Lecture Series:
"Exercise & Entertainments:
Bygone Recreation in East Hampton"
When: Last Friday of January, February, March, and April
Where: Clinton Academy Museum, 151 Main Street, East Hampton
"Horsing Around: Fox Hunts, Racing, & More"
The director of the East Hampton Historical Society, Richard Barons, will give a free talk about the recreational pursuits enjoyed by late-19th and 20th-century residents of East Hampton on the backs of horses or in carriages.
Stagestruck: "We've Gotta Barn, Let's Put On a Show!"
Hugh King, our Village Historian, will delve into the history of amateur theatrics during the late-19th and early-20th century.
Topics will include minstrel shows and variety shows, as well as plays and pageants.
"Team Spirit: East Hampton High School's Athletic Hall of Fame"
Ken Collum and James Brooks will examine the athletic highlights of East Hampton's famous teams and players from the past.
Their PowerPoint presentation will include some rare photographs from both public and private collections.
"Day or Sleep-Away: Summer Camps"
Leah Koncelik Lebec, who grew up in East Hampton, will talk about its summer camps, including Fireplace Lodge and Camp Blue Bay.