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Historical walking tours on Long Island

The approach to the Corwith House, one of

The approach to the Corwith House, one of the historical sights on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society. (May 11, 2012) Credit: Ian J. Stark

EAST HAMPTON, 631-324-6850, Features: East Hampton Historical Society's Historic Cemetery Tours by East Hampton town crier Hugh King, 10 a.m., July 6, Aug. 10, rain or shine, $10; Village Green Architectural History Ramble 10 a.m. Aug. 3, free; Buell Lane Architectural History Ramble, 10 a.m. Aug. 17, free. Fee: Varies, must reserve.

NORTHPORT, 631-757-9859, Features: Guided walking tours of Main Street by Northport Historical Society: third Sun. of the month, call to confirm. Fee: $5. Self-guided walking tours of Main Street available during museum hours, 1-4:30 p.m. Tue.-Sun. tour goers are equipped with MP3 player with audio information, photographs, directions. Garden tour: noon-4 p.m., July 14, reservations suggested. Fee: $30. History Takes a Vacation -- Children's Program: 9:30-noon, Aug. 13-15. Fee: $25.

SETAUKET, 631-751-3730, Features: Historical Walking Tours of Setauket's original settlement highlight architecture, history and natural environment, Walk Through History with Farmer and Spy Abraham Woodhull, 2 1 / 2 hours, starts at the Caroline Church Carriage Shed opposite Setauket Village Green, 2 p.m. May 26, June 22, July 28, Aug. 10, Sept. 7, Oct. 26, Nov. 17; Stony Brook Village Tour, 2 p.m. June 30; Down the Ways, The Wooden Ship Era, maritime tour, 2 hours, meet at Setauket Dock, Shore Road. Garden tour: Call for date and times. Fee: $5.

SOUTHAMPTON, 631-283-2494, Features: Architects and historians give tours of historic neighborhoods around Southampton; call for details. When: 11 a.m. July 7, July 14, July 21, Aug. 11, Aug. 18; 1 p.m. July 28. Fee: $10, children free.

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