Mission Statement

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.

The East Hampton Historical Society is the parent organization for a complex of seven museums, national landmark historic sites and workshop facilities of both local and national importance:


The Society, in addition to maintaining the structural integrity of these historic buildings, interprets the social and natural history of the area through exhibits, art and history programs, publications, tours, lectures and workshops.



General Inquiries call 631-324-6850 ext. 1

Maria Vann, Executive Director (631-324-6850, ext. 5)

Cristoff Shay, Senior Director of Advancement & Experience (631-324-6850, ext. 3) advancement@easthamptonhistory.org

Richard Barons, Chief Curator (631-324-6850, ext. 2)

Marianne Della Croce, Director of Visitor Experience (631-324-6850, ext. 4)

Jack Driver, Maintenance Manager

Randy Wallace, Office Volunteer


Trustees Emeriti

  • Robert Osborne
  • Hugh King








Board of Trustees

  • Joseph Aversano
  • Jim Blauvelt
  • James W. Brooks, At Large
  • Mary Busch, 1st Vice President
  • Michael P. Clifford, President
  • Kenneth Collum
  • Andrew A. Davis
  • Jane DeFlorio
  • Marjorie Diamond
  • Debbie Druker, 2nd Vice President
  • Dorian Fuhrman
  • Rip Georges
  • Arthur Graham, Treasurer
  • Dale Ellen Leff, At Large
  • Hilary Osborn-Malecki, Secretary
  • Lys A. Marigold
  • Frank Newbold
  • Robert Plancher
  • Coco Shean
  • Bruce A. Siska