Oyster Bay Historical Society
Earle-Wightman House and Angela Koenig Center
20 Summit Street, PO Box 297
Oyster Bay NY 11771
Philip Blocklyn, Executive Director
Nicole Menchise, Librarian and Archivist
Elizabeth Roosevelt, Windfall Shop Manager
Narissa Palmer, Weekend Docent
Jaime Karbowiak, Graduate Intern
Brianna Paoli, Graduate Volunteer
Liam Carballal, Archives Volunteer
Open to the Public
Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m - 2 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
or by appointment
Researchers: Please make arrangements in advance
by calling the Society at 516-922-5032 or by email
The Earle-Wightman House
The Earle-Wightman House at 20 Summit Street is owned by the Town of Oyster Bay and operated by the Oyster Bay Historical Society as its administrative headquarters, education center, and museum. The Society, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1960 with the singular purpose of preserving the history of the Oyster Bay community.
To visit online...
The Angela Koenig Center
Historical Society News
The Oyster Bay Historical Society Says
Thank You For Your Support in 2015
Don't Forget to Renew Your Membership for 2016
The Oyster Bay Historical Society is grateful for the support we receive from the Oyster Bay Rotary Club
for the preservation and development of our archival collections. Thanks!
Equestrian Culture on Long Island's North Shore
The Society's Winter Exhibition through April 10
Angela Koenig Research and Collection Center
Monday, February 8, 6 pm, at Jack Halyards
62 South Street in Oyster Bay
Back for round two! Hosted by Oyster Bay Historical Society’s Philip Blocklyn, the immensely popular event will be held again at Jack Halyard’s restaurant in Oyster Bay. All are welcome to join in the fun of trivia, games, and stories of Oyster Bay’s not-so-distant past.
Monday, February 8th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Jack Halyards Tavern, 62 South Street in Oyster Bay. Alcohol consumption encouraged but not required. Contact the Society for more details at 922-5032.
Special Valentine’s Day Event
Concert with "Glassy Lassy" Gloria Parker
Fall in love with the enchanting music from the fingertips of Gloria Parker, renowned glasspiel musician and composer. An accomplished violinist and organist, Ms. Parker has been playing the glasses since learning from her grandfather at the age of eight. Ms. Parker has appeared on David Letterman, Good Day New York, and in Woody Allen’s film Broadway
The concert will be held on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14th at 2:00 p.m. at the Oyster Bay Historical Society’s Koenig Center gallery at 20 Summit Street in Oyster Bay, New York. Tickets $5 each. Complementary refreshments will be served. For reservations and information contact the Society at 516-922-5032 or firstname.lastname@example.org.