Re-Discovering Long Island’s
Hallockville Museum Farm is a non-profit (501 (c)3) organization dedicated to re-connecting the community to our shared agricultural heritage. We invite you to visit for a museum tour, attend an educational class or workshop, bring your friends and family to the special events, fairs and festivals throughout the year! Hallockville Musem Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Riverhead Town Landmark.
Hallockville Museum Farm is funded through membership and charitable donations (the 2013 Annual Appeal is underway- donate below), through special fundraising events such as the Fall Festival, and through partial support from the Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs.
October on the Farm!
October 11 & 12 10am - 3pm each day: Defense of the Eagle: War of 1812 Commemorative Event. Join us for two days of military re-enactments, tours, children's activities and more as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of a War of 1812 battle that took place north of Hallockville in October, 1814. Living history re-enactors the 3rd NY Regiment will set up camp and lead a series of interactive demonstrations about period military life. Visit and experience War of 1812-era military life, customs and drills; exhibits, tours and a guided walk of the battle site are included. Bring your own picnic to enjoy in the picnic area; only snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. Children are free; Adults suggested donation $3. The event is Rain or Shine and will proceed on Saturday and Sunday as planned. There is plenty to see & do both indoors and outside for this event.
Schedule for Sunday, Oct.12:
10am- Camp Opens ; 11:00 First Formation & Drill;
12:30 Artillery Demonstration; 12:45 Captain Lee Arrives
1:00 Follow Militia to Jacob's Hill (1.5 miles total); Commemoration at Jacob's Hill, Firearms Demonstration; 2:30 Militia Returns to Camp;
On-Going Throughout the Day: Guided Tours of 1765 Homestead; War of 1812 Exhibit; Decoy Carving with Jack Combs; Miss Ella's Gift Shop Open.
New Classes in 2014! See Events Calendar for details.
The War of 1812 special exhibit "Defense of the Eagle" and the Museum is open for tours Fri- Sat-Sun 12-4pm or other times by appointment.
Call 631-298-5292 for more info or to arrange your visit.