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East Hampton, Long Island
Historic Landmarks

East Hampton, Long Island is a charming town rich in history. The East Hampton Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the area by maintaining different national landmark historic sites.

There are 5 historic sites in East Hampton, Long Island maintained by the East Hampton Historical Society.

The Mulford Farm

The Mulford farm is a historic site in East Hampton Long Island

10 James Lane, East Hampton

The Mulford Farm consists of the Mulford House and Barn and is listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places. Situated in East Hampton, the Farm shows how life was in 1790. The house was built in 1680 and left unchanged until 1750. The barn was built in 1721. It is considered the 2nd most important 18th century barn in New York State.

Open Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend

Hours: Sat- 10am to 5pm; Sun- 12pm to 5pm; or by appt.

Admission: Adult: $4; Seniors: $3; Students: $2; Members: free


Town House

The Town House is from Long Island's colonial period and is located in East Hampton Long Island

101 Main Street, East Hampton

The Town House is from Long Island's Colonial Period. It is the only government meeting place left on Long Island from during this period. It also served as a Long Island schoolhouse. Students during the colonial time used slate - there was no paper.

Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day weekends during Clinton Academy Exhibitions.

Hours: Sat- 10am to 5pm; Sunday- 12pm to 5pm;or by appt.


Clinton Academy

This is a memoriable historic landmark in East Hampton Long Island

151 Main Street, East Hampton

The Clinton Academy was built in 1784 and was one of the first academies in New York State chartered by the Regents Board. The Academy trained men in careers like surveying or seafaring and women were taught in spiritual reading. The Academy eventually became became a playhouse, a community center, and the location for town offices.

Open Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend for special exhibitions.

Hours: Sat- 10am to 5pm; Sun- 12pm to 5pm; or by appt.


Osborn-Jackson House

The Osborn Jackson House is owned by the Village of East Hampton Long Island

101 Main Street, East Hampton

The Osborn-Jackson House was named after six generations of Osborns, who lived there until the 1960's. The house was originally constructed in 1723. It belonged to the "Deacon" Daniel Osborn. The house is owned by the Village of East Hampton. It is one of the few original colonial houses on Main Street. Inside you will view how a high end family from the post-colonial period lived.

Hours: Open all year, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm

Suggested donation: $4 adults; $3 seniors; $2 students; free for members


The East Hampton Town Marine Museum

East Hampton Long Island is also home to the Town Marine Museum

301 Bluff Rd, Amagansett

The Town Marine Museum showcases what the maritime community was like in East Hampton, Long Island in the past. Visitors can view artifacts and displays showing how the marine life has affected the daily life of the residents.

Open Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend.

Hours: Sat- 10am to 5pm; Sun- 10am to 5pm; or by appt.

Admission: $4 adults; $3 seniors; $2 students; free for members


The town of East Hampton, Long Island also has the following notable historic landmarks...

Pollock Krasner House & Study Center

The Pollock Krasner House is in Springs near East Hampton Long Island

830 Springs-Fireplace Rd, East Hampton

The house in the Springs near East Hampton was purchased from Jackson Pollock, a big player in the Abstract Expressionist movement. The house was built in 1879 and is an example of a 19th century famer and fisherman house during that time. Inside you can find many items that Jackson Pollock had while living there. For more information, call(631) 324-4929

Hours:
Open May through October: Thursday to Saturday
Closed Sundays to Wednesdays

The House has seasonal hours


Home Sweet Home

14 James Lane, East Hampton

The house in East Hampton is believed to have been built in the 1720's. The house was built with oak framing and cedar shingling in a simple, yet dignified style. It represents the beginning of true American tradition in designing houses. Inside the house you can find many antiques and china from the early 1900's. For more information, call (631) 324-0713.



The Windmills in East Hampton

The windmills represent earlier times on Long Island, when hard working laborers worked at grounding grain and pumping water.

However, now as we look at these picturesque windmills we can enjoy the beauty of the architecture against the scenic backdrop of East Hampton. They are an excellent example of craftsmanship during the Wooden Age.

The windmills of East Hampton Long Island

In the town of East Hampton, Long Island there are 3:

  • Pantigo Mill
    14 James Ln
    East Hampton, NY 11937
  • Gardiners Mill
    East side of the Town Pond in the historic district
  • Old Hook Mill
    North Main St.
    East Hampton, New York

Montauk Lighthouse

The Montauk Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in New York and is one of Long Island's most well known attractions. It has been maintained by the Montauk Historical Society. The image of a lighthouse has come to represent Long Island. Inside the lighthouse is a museum and a gift shop and visitors can tour the rooms inside. The museum is open most days from 10:30 to 4:30.

Located on Montauk Point State Parkway
2000 Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954
(631) 668-2544

Admission:: Adults: $9; Seniors: $7; Children:$4


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