OHS Historic House Tour

Village House 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY, United States

Take a stroll through beautiful Orient and enjoy a pleasant excursion back in time! The engaging backstories of a select group of historic houses, as well as the current homeowners' conscientious preservation, captures and celebrates the vital history behind these noteworthy residences.   Click here to order your tickets in advance.   (Day-of ticket purchases will be available between 10:30am […]

14th Annual Heritage Day

Old Point Schoolhouse 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

The tradition continues!  The 14th annual Heritage Day program will start with a parade* down Orient's Village Lane led by the Grand Marshal; followed by a welcome and invocation at the Old Point Schoolhouse; the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance; “God Bless America” sung by Franklin Mastrangelo; the reading of the Declaration of Independence by Oysterponds stalwarts; after which […]

Moby-Dick Reading Half-Marathon

Oysterponds Historical Society 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY, United States

Note: Saturday evening's ticketed Chowder & Biscuits + Sea Shanties Sing-a-Long event is sold out!   Avast ye Friends of Oysterponds! Be it known that on Friday, July 14th thru Sunday, July 16th Oysterponds Historical Society will celebrate all things Whale with its very first Moby-Dick Reading Half-Marathon! Along with dramatic readings from Herman Melville’s monumental novel spread out over […]

2023 OHS Summer Benefit

Poquatuck Park Village Lane, Orient, NY

Tickets are no longer available online. If you’d like to attend, you must purchase ticket(s) in person, at the event.   The Oysterponds Historical Society Summer Benefit returns to one of the East End’s most beautiful settings—Poquatuck Park, overlooking Orient Harbor at sunset.   >>  An exciting LIVE auction!   >>  Delicious food & drink!   >>  Music and dancing […]

North Fork Art & Artists Exhibition & Sale

Old Point Schoolhouse 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

The North Fork Art & Artists Exhibition & Sale is a celebration of local artists’ generous support of OHS over the years and of all that they give to our community. All works exhibited will be for sale.   When: Friday, September 29th, 11am – 5pm; Saturday, September 30th, 11am– 5pm; and Sunday, October 1st, 11am – 5pm Where: Old […]

Halloween Celebration 2023

Old Point School House Lawn 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

Light up the Old Point Schoolhouse lawn with your creatively-carved pumpkins!  It's an Oysterponds Halloween Celebration!   (1) Pick up your pumpkin (location & details to-come).   (2) Carve your pumpkin.   (3) Return your masterpiece to the Old Point Schoolhouse lawn by noon on Sunday, Oct. 29th.   The pumpkin display will be lit up at sundown on Tuesday, […]

Beach Plum Holiday Shop

Old Point Schoolhouse 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

Oysterponds Historical Society’s ever-popular Beach Plum Holiday Shop is set to open again this year. It’s in the Old Point Schoolhouse (1555 Village Lane, Orient) and there’s something for everyone… unique gifts, decorations, ornaments, traditional crafts, games, and OHS merchandise are just some of the fantastic items that are available for purchase.     Proceeds directly support OHS’s mission.   […]

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