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2021 Village House Exhibitions

Sunday, September 12 2021 | 2:00 pm - Sunday, September 26 2021 | 5:00 pm


Where: Village House, 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

When: Fridays:  2pm – 5pm; Saturdays:  11am – 5pm; and Sundays:  2pm – 5pm



The six current exhibitions in Village House draw on OHS’s outstanding 60,000+ item collection of art, manuscripts, and historical objects. Except where noted, exhibitions are curated by William McNaught, OHS’s curator.


Oysterponds People: Captain W.W. Stephenson & Private John Henry Young

Centers on two celebrated native-son veterans of the Civil War and related artifacts.


Maritime Photographs

Presents a fascinating view of maritime vessel photographs—all with storied connections to Oysterponds.


Reliable Sources: Documents from the OHS Archives

Focus will be on some of the most compelling items in OHS’s distinguished collection.


Recent Acquisitions

Include an 1808 “Porter Contract Clock”; a shoemaker’s bench; a large mounted collection of East Marion and Orient post cards; and more.


Firefighting in Oysterponds

Concentrates on the Orient and East Marion fire departments and engrossing related material such as old photographs; documents; medals; old fire buckets; firefighting uniforms, and more.


An Orient Garden

Curated by Charles Dean.  Presents an overview of the 38-year history of Village Lane’s Adsworthy Garden, begun by Skip Wachsberger.



Admission is FREE for OHS members and $10 for non-member adults, which grants same-day access to all OHS exhibitions.




Sunday, September 12 2021 | 2:00 pm
Sunday, September 26 2021 | 5:00 pm
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Village House
1555 Village Lane
Orient, NY 11957 United States
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