Author: Antonio Guerrero

CSHS President featured on 12 News

Cedar Swamp Historical Society President Steve Boerner was recently profiled on 12 news. Steve shared the little-known history of the Hessian soldiers who were stationed in the Cedar Swamp area during the revolutionary war and were said to bring the first Christmas tree to Long Island. Follow the link below to see the video. We will be celebrating this historical event on December 9, 2017, at our annual Hessian Christmas party. To learn more or to get tickets please visit:

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2017 Hessian Christmas Party is Saturday December 9th

Hessian Christmas Party 2017 The Cedar Swamp Historical Society, Socrates Masonic Lodge, East Hillside Cemetery & The Reformed Church of Locust Valley cordially invite all to a very special Christmas celebration on Saturday, December 9th, 2017: 4 p.m.: a special Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the unmarked graves of Hessian soldiers, commemorating the 7-year occupation of Long Island during the American Revolution, at the historic East Hillside Cemetery, in Old Brookville 5 p.m.: Christmas tree lighting & caroling at The Reformed Church of Locust Valley 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.: authentic German dinner & Christmas party, in the Reformed...

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The amazing work of Tommy Malloy

Tommy Malloy was born and raised in Glen Head, Oyster Bay Township, New York. His father was a highly acclaimed wood floor refinisher sought after to restore the Gold Coast Estate Mansions to their original splendor. Tommy, a celebrated artist honed his skills as an expert welder and machinist in the 1960’s at Bodi’s Iron Works in Glen Cove and the Jacobsen Shipyard in Oyster Bay. For many years as a master welder and machine repairman, he repaired power machinery & lawnmowers servicing the very same estates that his father had worked.  It was at this time he opened his...

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The Pop-Up Traveling Art Show Coming to Sea Cliff!

The Pop-Up Traveling Art Show in Sea Cliff! A most unusual free Traveling Art show will Pop Up for five days in Sea Cliff with paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, ceramics and a mixed media installation located at 60 Roslyn Avenue, across from the Fire Department. Artist and Curator Megan Sirianni, will be exhibiting her work along with celebrated local artists.  The opening on Saturday, November 25th from 2pm – 6pm will be a great opportunity to meet all the artists. The exhibit will run from Friday, November 24th to Tuesday, November 28.  ...

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