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
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 is grateful for the support we receive from the Oyster Bay Rotary Club
for the preservation and development of our archival collections. Thanks!
Light Over Water: Oyster Bay Harbor Scenes by Kirk Larsen
On exhibition in the Koenig Center through December 23
The Oyster Bay Historical Society's fall exhibition features Kirk Larsen's paintings, watercolors, and drawings of the boats, baymen, and yachts of Oyster Bay Harbor. From September 26 through December 23 in the Koenig Center.
Last Walking Tour October 10
Historic Haunts of Long Island
A lecture and book signing with Kerriann Brosky
October 22 at 7 pm in the Koenig Center
Scoundrels, Bandits & Bloodshed in the 19th Century Oyster Trade
A New York Archives Month Talk with Nicole Menchise
Wednesday, October 28, in the Koenig Center
Doors Open at 6:30 pm. Lecture Begins at 7:00
Friday, October 30, 3:00 to 5:30 pm
The Earle-Wightman House and Grounds
20 Summit Street in Oyster Bay
Call 516-922-5032 for information