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September 2019

Found@LIM: Long Island’s Unidentified Photographs

September 13 @ 10:00 am - December 29 @ 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

Nearly every collection of photographs contains unidentified images. This anonymity happens when initial owners don’t label photographs, or subsequent owners forget vital information or don’t record it. And without identities, entire albums and boxes of anonymous photographs wind up at yard sales, antiques shops, flea markets and online marketplaces. For their part, museums often acquire anonymous images as part of larger donated or purchased collections. And sometimes museum record keeping – especially in decades past – doesn’t retain information about…

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5th Annual Culper Spy Day

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

The Long Island Museum is proud to participate in the Three Village Historical Society's 5th Annual Culper Spy Day! The Three Village area is full of hidden intrigue and stories of how America’s first spy ring came together secretly to provide General George Washington the information he needed to turn the tide of the American Revolution. On Culper Spy Day, you will have the chance to visit the places where history was made and visit with area groups to learn…

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Step Inside the Hawkins-Mount House, c. 1725

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States
$10.00

Tour inside the house where one of America’s most famous 19th-century artists, William Sidney Mount (1807-1868), lived and worked.

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Smithsonian Museum Day

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

The LIM joins Smithsonian affiliates across the nation by offering free admission all day!

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Sunday Street Concert Series

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790 United States

      The Long Island Museum, The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council and WUSB-FM’s Sunday Street Concert Series continue the fourth year of their partnership to bring you an eclectic music series featuring national and internationally-known touring artists. The evening features music by: JON SHAIN w/ FJ VENTRE (Bob Westcott opens) All performances will take place in the Gillespie Room of the Carriage Museum. Go to:  www.sundaystreet.org for advance discount tickets and for more information. If available, tickets may be…

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