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As small town museums go, this one is five star giving fascinating insight into the surpisingly rich history of a region that played a critical part in Loing Island and New York's development in the 18th and early 19th centuries. The guides, especially John, are...More
Absolutely fascinating tour of amazing residence. John so knowledgeable and easygoing. There is so much more than the residence to learn about. The history, the art and the backstory of the family and house are really interesting. A must see !!
So priveleged to have visited all three houses and see the fantastic exhibitions. Colin, who runs the marketing, was on hand delivering his vast knowledge of the history of the place enthusiastically. This is a MUST SEE when you are in the area. It brings...More
Excellent restoration of home/boarding house with the Long Island Sound as its Neighbor. Knowledgeable tour guides to answer your questions & point out interesting not to miss items & history. Small but nicely curated gift shop. Easy curbside free parking. Sit & rock on shaded...More
The society’s campus is a treasure trove of artifacts, including documents, paintings, photos and all manner of household and commercial goods housed in a number of historic buildings in a beautiful setting. The periodic exhibits are worth a visit.
I recently attended the Orient Christmas House tour and one of the stops on the tour was the Oysterponds Historical Society buildings. The tour of the Village Lane house hosted by John was amazing. The narration and information he provided of local history was so...More
Every year we attend the Holiday House Tour organized by the Oysterponds Historical Society. The group that attends with us each year continues to grow. Its a wonderful way to experience historical properties from the 1700s and 1800s, as well as some newer homes. The...More
A rare gem discovered almost by accident. After investigating the historic Webb House across the way were invited back for a tour the following day and a visit to the current textile exhibit at Oysterponds. The Director could not have been more gracious and knowledgable.