Our Mission

The East Hampton Historical Society serves the residents and visitors of East Hampton by collecting, preserving, presenting and interpreting the material, cultural and economic heritage of the town and its surroundings.

Get to Know Your Hometown

Join our historical society in East Hampton, NY

Would you like to know how East Hampton was founded? Do you want to educate your friends and family about East Hampton's past? The East Hampton Historical Society is committed to engaging local residents and visitors with exciting events and historic sites that showcase our community's story, both past and present.

We take pride in making our historical society an educational resource in the East Hampton community. See what the East Hampton Historical Society has in store for you by contacting us today.

Learn about the rich history of East Hampton on Long Island

Put down your history books and find out what life was like centuries ago by visiting a history museum in East Hampton. Near Riverhead, NY, The East Hampton Historical Society has preserved a variety of historical sites, including the:

  • Mulford Farm, ca. 1680
  • Osborn-Jackson House, ca. 1720
  • Clinton Academy, 1784
  • East Hampton Town Marine Museum
  • Thomas & Mary Nimmo Moran Studio, ca. 1884
  • Town House, ca. 1785

Preserving East Hampton's history for generations to come

Check out our mission statement:

The East Hampton Historical Society serves residents and visitors of East Hampton by collecting, preserving, presenting and interpreting the material, cultural and economic heritage of the town and its surroundings.

We work hard to give everyone the opportunity to learn more about East Hampton's past. Visit a history museum managed by the East Hampton Historical Society. We also welcome your call with any questions about the Historical Society.

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