We Offer our Deepest Appreciation to
for their many years of dedicated service to
The Westhampton Beach Historical Society
Welcome to Lauren Barlow and Peg Cruise
the newest members of our Board of Directors!
HAVE YOU NOTICED ALL THE ACTIVITY AROUND THE FOSTER-MEEKER HERITAGE CENTER? Things are moving right along! Board Member Larry Jones has been hard at work – the plans for the renovations of the village’s oldest structure were completed some months ago and work is well under way. We have already received delivery of most materials in preparation for the work to come. The structure will be insulated from the outside and covered with clapboard, so as to maintain the interior visibility of original struts and beams, yet create a space that can be used year round.
Keep your eyes open for further developments!page)
We encourage membership in the ASSOCIATION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETIES (ASCHS)
They sponsor wonderful tours and educational programs for all to enjoy – SEE BELOW. Check them out! ———- Click here for website → [click for website]
Please note that our membership dues have finally had to increase. We now have two buildings to maintain, and of course general costs for preservation materials, etc have increased. The new fees are as follows.
Please join us in our effort to preserve a piece of our historic past The mission of the Westhampton Beach Historical Society is to collect and … [Read more...]
POTUNK LIFE SAVING STATION - (Also known as Petunk and Westhampton Beach) Shipwrecks were all too common along the coast of Long Island during the 1800's and continued to occur up until around 1940. The loss of life as well as cargo was … [Read More...]
Oldest House in Westhampton Beach The Foster-Meeker House, circa 1740 based on its surviving structural features (primarily an extensive, intact framing system), appears to be the oldest surviving building in Westhampton Beach (formerly … [Read More...]
Read about our area's history! Check out Arcadia Publishing’s America series: AROUND … [Read More...]
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