The Farmingville Historical Society hosts local third, fourth and fifth grade elementary students every year at our 1850 Bald Hill Schoolhouse. The students participate in a one-hour field trip the schoolhouse, learning about what it was like to go to …

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Conquer the Hills 5K launched as a road race in March 2010. The race left from Lynwood Avenue Elementary School and conquered the hills of Farmingville including the infamous hills of Adirondack and Berkshire.  Conquer the Hills took place in …

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This week, the Farmingville Historical Society honored three fifth grade Sachem elementary school students with a History Award.  The Farmingville Historical Society established a 5th Grade History Award to honor one special student at Lynwood Avenue Elementary School, Waverly Avenue …

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127 3rd graders from Lynwood Avenue Elementary School visited the Bald Hill One-Room Schoolhouse on April 27 and 28, 2017.  Ms. BJ welcomed them as they departed from the bus at Farmingville Hills County Park.  She explained how Farmingville Hills …

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During the 2016 fall semester, the Farmingville Historical Society was very fortunate to have a History Intern from Stony Brook University.  The purpose of the internship was to provide a student with an opportunity to apply the skills he has …

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Third Graders Experience 19th Century History Sixty-six third-graders from Lynwood Avenue Elementary School took a field trip to the 1850 One Room School House on May 23, 2016 to learn about what school was like in the 1850’s. The bus …

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With over 80 guests in attendance, the Farmingville Historical Society presented the History of Farmingville at Sachem Public Library. Farmingville was known as South Koram Hills, Hamlet of Bald Hills, Mooney Ponds and became known as Farmingville around 1900. The …

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The Farmingville Historical Society Board met with developer Michael Kelly on January 30, 2016 to take a closer look at the historic firehouse that exists on the property that he currently owns. Michael Kelly is the developer for the future …

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