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
Brianna Paoli, Archives Volunteer
Liam Carballal, Archives Volunteer
Alex Martin, Transcription 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 is grateful for the support we receive from the Oyster Bay Rotary Club
for the preservation and development of our archival collections. Thanks!
Boat Builders and Boatyards of Long Island
The Historical Society's Current Exhibition
Curated by Nancy Solomon, Executive Director, Long Island Traditions
On view through September 4 in the Koenig Center
Walking Tours of Oyster Bay
Led by Historical Society Director Philip Blocklyn
Six Saturdays in 2016, beginning at 3:00 pm
June 18, July 16, August 13, September 10, October 8, and November 5
$15 per person, $5 for ages 12-17
Advance registration required
Join Oyster Bay Historical Society Director Phil Blocklyn on a foot tour of Oyster Bay, featuring the historical sites along East and West Main Street, Audrey Avenue, and South Street in the heart of the hamlet. No two tours the same. Interaction among members of the tour always welcome. Leisurely weekend pace. For more details, or to make a reservation, contact the Society at 516-922-5032 or email email@example.com
The June 18 Walking Tour is a Path Through History Event
Oyster Bay Music Festival Returns for 2016
Late-afternoon concerts at the Oyster Bay Historical Society's Koenig Center
Monday and Wednesday, June 27 and 29, beginning at 5 pm
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Lecture
hosted by the Oyster Bay Historical Society
Darrin Lunde, author of The Naturalist
Theodore Roosevelt: A Lifetime of Exploration,
and the Triumph of American Natural History
Thursday, June 30, at 7 pm in the Koenig Center
July Fourth at the Oyster Bay Historical Society
Enjoy an Ice Cream Social Following the Parade