Nassau County Historical Society

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St. George’s Church, Hempstead
St. George’s Church, Hempstead.
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Annual Membership Renewals for 2019

Annual Membership Renewal reminders will be sent out on Tuesday, May 28th.
Thank you to the nearly 200 members who have renewed to-date. Further information and payment details, are available on the Membership page.

Next scheduled meeting is:

LM-13 (Cradle LM) on simulated lunar surface, Cradle of Aviation Museum

LM-13 (Cradle LM) on simulated lunar surface, Cradle of Aviation Museum

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
“Curator’s Tour Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Landing on the Moon”
Joshua Stoff, Curator
Cradle of Aviation Museum

This dual event (curator’s tour and film) is for paid NCHS members only—the announcement card mailed to your home address will admit the individual(s) printed on the card to the event. We are unable to accommodate guests at this special event, a perk for members.
Members who have not yet renewed for 2019, and new members, must have dues postmarked, or paid via PayPal, by Monday, June 10, 2019.

We will have a unique curator’s tour by Joshua Stoff of the Apollo Gallery and see the new exhibition, Space: A Journey to the Future. Grumman Corporation won the competition to build the Apollo Lunar Module (LM), the first spaceship to take humans to the moon and arguably the most historically important vehicle ever built on Long Island. On July 20, 1969, the LM-5 Eagle landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon.

After the curator’s tour (and seeing the Cradle’s LM-13), we can watch in the Museum’s I-Max Theater the Apollo 11 documentary, which includes recently discovered, 70 mm. archival footage. The 47-minute, 2019 film received rave reviews as “inspiring and truly awesome.” Members must bring the announcement card mailed to your home address for admission.

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

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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.

Membership/Subscription Payments and Donations

Membership/Subscription payments and additional donations are accepted via PayPal, check, money order, or cash.
(Note: online payments do not require a PayPal account. You may either log into your PayPal account, or chose the option to “Pay with Debit or Credit Card”.)
Membership/subscription information and other payment options are on the Membership page.

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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, go to: NCHS-Announce.

NCHS Journal
vol. 73, 2018

The current Journal, vol. 73, 2018, was mailed to members and subscribers in January 2019.
Contact us if you did not receive your copy.
You may view the Table of Contents, and President Naylor’s “Last Word, President’s Report, and Historical News” reviewing the society’s events of 2018. The Journal is one of the benefits of membership in the NCHS.

NCHS Journal Cumulative Indexes

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 by title, author, and subject.
Hearty thanks to Trustee David Doucette for his efforts on this project.