Smithtown Historical Society

Find Smithtown New York historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.


Smithtown Historical Society 239 East Main Street Smithtown NY 11787 631-265-6768


Straus Historical Society 178 Oakside Drive Smithtown NY 11787 631-265-0383

Central Islip Historical Society 56 Wheeler Road Central Islip NY 11722 4.8 miles from Smithtown 631-582-3187

Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society 328 Hawkins Avenue Lake Ronkonkoma NY 11779 6.7 miles from Smithtown 631-467-3152

Northport Historical Society 215 Main Street Northport NY 11768 6.9 miles from Smithtown 631-757-9859

Three Village Historical Society 93 North Country Road Setauket-East Setauket NY 11733 7.4 miles from Smithtown 631-751-3730

Bohemia Historical Society 1519 Locust Avenue Bohemia NY 11716 8.0 miles from Smithtown 631-589-8561

Bay Shore Historical Society 22 Maple Avenue Bay Shore NY 11706 10.0 miles from Smithtown 631-665-1707

Port Jefferson Historical Society 115 Prospect Street Port Jefferson NY 11777 10.1 miles from Smithtown 631-473-2665

Sachem Historical Society 59 Crescent Circle Holbrook NY 11741 10.8 miles from Smithtown 516-588-3967

Sayville Historical Society 39 Edwards Street Sayville NY 11782 11.9 miles from Smithtown 631-563-0186

Lloyd Harbor Historical Society 41 Lloyd Harbor Road Lloyd Harbor NY 11743 12.9 miles from Smithtown 631-424-6110

Bablylon Town Historical Society 700 Albin Avenue West Babylon NY 11704 13.1 miles from Smithtown 631-661-1670

Mpms Historical Society 75 North Country Road Miller Place NY 11764 13.2 miles from Smithtown 631-476-5742

Ocean Beach Historical Society 155 Bungalow Lane Ocean Beach NY 11770 15.3 miles from Smithtown 631-583-8972

Oyster Bay Historical Society 20 Summit Street Oyster Bay NY 11771 16.0 miles from Smithtown 516-922-5032

Matinecock Masonic Historical Society 14 West Main Street Oyster Bay NY 11771 16.0 miles from Smithtown 516-802-7357

Amityville Historical Society 170 Broadway Amityville NY 11701 16.4 miles from Smithtown 631-598-1486

Yaphank Historical Society Yaphank Avenue Yaphank NY 11980 16.4 miles from Smithtown 631-924-3401

Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society 31 Bellport Lane Bellport NY 11713 16.7 miles from Smithtown 631-286-0888

About Historical Societies

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.