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)

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

Kue John Lor, Curator of Collections (631-324-6850, ext. 3)

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

Nina McManus, Program Assistant (631-324-6850, ext. 4)

Jack Driver, Maintenance Manager

Randy Wallace, Office Volunteer

Board of Trustees

  • Brian Anderson
  • Joseph Aversano
  • Jim Blauvelt
  • Barbara Borsack
  • James W. Brooks
  • Mary Busch
  • Michael P. Clifford
  • Marjorie Diamond
  • Debbie Druker
  • Dorian Fuhrman
  • Arthur Graham
  • Cathy Humphrey
  • Dale Ellen Leff
  • Hilary Osborn Malecki
  • Robert Plancher
  • Bruce A. Siska




Trustees Emeriti

Robert Osborne
Hugh King