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The 2016 issue, volume 71, of The Nassau County Historical Society Journal is on the way.

We are pleased to announce that the 2106 issue of our Journal, volume 71, has been published and is wending its way through the mail system to dues paying members and institutional subscribers.

Click on this link for a sneak peak at the Table of Contents.

And this link will take you to The Last Word the annual message from Dr. Natalie A. Naylor, NCHS President, reviewing the Society’s events of 2016.

Next scheduled meeting will be:

Book Cover for Images of America: Long Island’s Gold Coast, author Paul J. Mateyunas

Book Cover for Images of America: Long Island’s Gold Coast

Paul J. Mateyunas, author

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
“Gatsby’s Gold Coast: Then and Now”

Paul Mateyunas
Community Church of East Williston

Travel back in time to the days of Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby learning about the real families and homes that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald. An illustrated presentation by North Shore historian Paul J. Mateyunas about the history of the Gold Coast and the grand old estate houses. Author of North Shore Long Island: Country Houses, 1890-1950 and Long Island’s Gold Coast, Mr. Mateyunas will autograph copies of his books; his paperback, Long Island's Gold Coast, will be available for purchase.
The snow date (if needed) is one week later, Sunday, February 12 — same time and location.

More information, and directions, are provided on our Calendar page. There you will also find information about past and future meetings.
Take a look around!

A message from Dr. Natalie A. Naylor, NCHS President, reviewing the Society’s events of 2016.

The Nassau County Historical Society is a volunteer organization which operates for the society's membership. We regret that are unable to fill any research requests, including genealogical inquires.

Welcome New NCHS Board Members!

At the NCHS Annual Meeting held on October 16, 2016 at the Davenport Press Restaurant, Mineola, the following individuals were elected to the Board of Trustees.

New Trustees:
          William Florio, Joyce Gorycki,
          James Marsh, and Edward Schachter.

Reelected to a 3 year term:
          John Kasius
Reelected to 5 year terms:
          Lawrence Jones and Madalyn Klein

Link to complete roster of NCHS Board of Trustees.

NCHS-Announce e-mail list

Members of the Society, and other interested individuals, are invited to subscribe to the NCHS-announce e-mail list to receive e-mail announcements of upcoming Society meetings.
To subscribe, click on this link: NCHS-Announce.

NCHS Journal Cumulative Indexes online

The previously published cumulative indexes to our Journal are available online. These indexes, 1937-1957 and 1958-1988, combined with the current list of articles since 1989, are keyword searchable and all articles published the Journal.
Hearty thanks to Trustee David Doucette for his efforts on this project.