Heritage News September 2015

October 5th, 2015

Heritage News September 2015

Bristol Mexico Event

October 5th, 2015

October 24th at the Rockville Cemetery the Nassau County Order of Ancient Hibernians and the Historical Society of East Rockaway & Lynbrook will commemorate the 175th anniversary of the installation of the Bristol Mexico monument. It commemorated the two ship wrecks which occurred off the southern coast of Long Island in 1836 and 1837. Over 130 immigrants were lost.


If you so desire to become part of history feel free to send a donation to


Box 351

East Rockaway, New York 11518-0351

Donor Flyer – 02

History Flyer – 02a

Garage Sale Flyer Rev

October 5th, 2015

Hopefully no Rain!!!



October 5th, 2015

The Historical Society of East Rockaway & Lynbrook will begin selling Circa Signs. Wish your house a “Happy Birthday”. All the necessary information for you to find the age of your house is listed. Enjoy the search and contact us for the purchase of a sign.


Circa Signs, Order form

Garage Sale flyer

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History is a story – yours, ours, theirs, mine all of us.

On our agenda will be the possible development of a History Book Club. There will be a meeting in early July to plan, brain storm and make it to happen. If you are interested in the initial stage or joining us when we have it in place, please contact Mary Colway  via marycolway@gmail.com


Downton Abbey Tea

January 1st, 2015

The Historical Society of East Rockaway and Lynbrook will  host its 10th Annual Winter Tea on January 25th at the Lynbrook Library 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The snow date is February 1st.   The theme this year is Downton Abbey.  We will remember some of the vignettes of the Classic PBS story as well as add some of our own.

Tickets are still $20 per person and are available at Memories. Moments and Traditions on Atlantic Avenue, Lynbrook;  East Rockaway Florist 340 Atlatnice Avenue East Rockaway and through Patricia Sympson,887-9094.

Join us and have a delightful afternoon with friends and family


Hon. Carolyn McCarthy

September 8th, 2014

Hon. Carolyn McCarthy, retiring Congresswoman from Long Island will talk of her days in Congress beginning with her unusual election. She served under four presidents. Come hear her impressions, her difficulties and her enlightenment.

Lynbrook Library, October 28th 7:15 p.m.