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Bay Shore Historical Society Gibson-Mack-Holt House c. 1820

22 Maple Ave. Bay Shore , NY 631-665-1707

The Bay Shore Historical Society is located in

The Bay Shore Historical Society is located in the Gibson-Mack-Holt House, built in 1820. Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

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Type:

Historical Society, Museum

Price:

Free, donations accepted

Description:

The 1820 Victorian style house with turn-of-the-century furnishings boasts a kitchen with a cast iron stove and one of the first coal hot water heaters and ice boxes manufactured. There is a chicken coop with farm and hand tools displayed, a 2-seater out house, water pump, and herb gardens in the yard. Baby pictures of children born in South Side Hospital from 1956-1968 (are available free). The Glass Plate Photography of Martin J. Anderson, Bay Shore's first professional photographer, 1880's to 1931; 100's of historical photographs, Bay Shore memorabilia and movie posters on display;  Tues. and Sat. 2-4 p.m.. Historical reference library (Bay Shore area) available. 

Hours:

1-4 p.m. Tue. and Sat. all-year; group tours by appointment

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