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)

Jack Driver, Maintenance Manager

Randy Wallace, Office Volunteer

Board of Trustees

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

Trustees Emeriti

Robert Osborne
Hugh King