Be a part of the foundation of our rich, local history by purchasing a personalized brick for our walkway. Leave an indelible quote or pay tribute to someone special in your life with an engraved brick. Each brick and includes 3 lines of 21 characters each for your customized message, it’s the perfect way to […]
Please help our beloved society replace the roof at the William Miller House that’s in need of urgent repair. And now, for every $2 raised, a kind donor will donate $1, up to $10,000, which will enable us replace the roof and preserve this local treasure. Please see the story in Newsday for more details […]
Helping to deliver letters to Santa… Postman Pete and his assistants help to bring in the spirit of the season with song, cider, cookies, and good cheer! Thanks, Postman Pete! For the full photo collection, access the album here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/TXPzKBJKq2QQllU52 Thanks again for your support! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
What makes our garden grow? Our local Girl Scout troop will again tend to the herb garden at the William Miller House in spring 2018, their third year of caring for it. They resurrected it so beautifully from the older members of their troop who installed it many years ago. We are so proud of […]
To help celebrate the nostalgia of the season: our new display in The Port Jefferson library, TO GRANDMOTHER’S HOUSE WE GO. We share the locked show case with the Port Jeff Historical Society, six months each. Our occupancy has run from Sept. to Feb., sharing items of interest from the past.
Thank you to the Suffolk Federal Credit Union for their generous donation toward our Barn project, to manager Gregory Bryan, and to Society trustee Therese O’Connor for accepting the check on our behalf! #SuffolkFederalCU
Residents of Miller Place school district are eligible to become members of one of two vibrant libraries, Port Jefferson or Comsewogue. Each is an active community center with borrowing privileges for all materials and opportunities to register for various adult and children’s programs. Informative seasonal bulletins listing activities and programs are mailed out to patrons.
Photo from one of our school tours. Students learn about local history on site in our historic district (here: the barn on the William Miller House property). Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how your students can visit us and learn all about our local history.
Children are invited to bring their prewritten letter for Santa to the old Miller Place Post Office, 75 North Country Road, Miller Place. Postman Pete will bundle the letters for the North Pole! Visit the historic c. 1720 William Miller House for refreshments and caroling led by local high school students. Each child will receive […]
If you watched the four seasons of the AMC series “TURN”, this will TURN you around 180 degrees to the true story. The television show was about 80 percent soap opera and about 20 percent true. Come to our meeting and learn the truth about the Culper Spy Ring. This lecture will be presented by […]
Society board members Antoinette Donato and Edna Giffen represented the Miller Place-Mt.Sinai Historical Society at the Comsewogue Library Anniversary celebration on Saturday, Oct. 14th. They spent the day meeting and greeting patrons, encouraging visitation to our historic district for upcoming programs such as Postman Pete (see earlier posting, below). There is much to experience and […]
Come join us for our Early-Eerie American jaunt in what is now a popular event in the heart of the Miller Place historic district! Enjoy a tour of the historic Miller Place district led by a guide telling tales of old – some true, some legend – and yes some are spooky! There are a […]