54325 Main Road

PO Box 1

Southold, NY 11971








Prince Building:

54325 Main Rd., Southold NY 11971

Museum Complex:

55200 Main Rd., Southold NY 11971

Nautical Museum at Horton Point Lighthouse:
3575 Lighthouse Rd., Southold NY 11971

Prince Building Hours:

Society Office: Monday—Friday 10am-2pm
Gift Shop: Monday—Friday 10am-2pm

Archives: By Appointment


Treasure Exchange: 

April through Mid-December    

Tues., Thurs., Fri., Sat., 10am–4pm

Wednesday 1-4pm


January through March             

Saturdays only, 10 am–3 pm

©2019 Southold Historical Society

Scarecrow Contest

September 24, 2018

Submit your own one-of-a-kind scarecrow into our first ever Scarecrow Contest Fundraiser.

It’s the perfect way to celebrate fall while helping to support the Southold Historical Society!


There will be prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners and the results will be announced on October 31st.


We can’t wait to see your creations bring our historic grounds to life! And be sure to take a fall walk to visit the scarecrows on display from mid-October thru mid-November. 


  • $10 entry fee (entry forms available on drop-off dates)


  • All entries should be submitted free standing - on a pole


  • Chick's Agway in Southold is holding a Build Your Own Scarecrow! event on Sat & Sun, Oct 13 & 14 from 9am-3pm. Visit their website for more information.


  • Drop off on Oct 6 & 7 and Oct 13 & 14 at the Museum Complex, 55200 Main Rd., Southold, between 1—4pm


  • Pick-up your scarecrow Nov 11th - 17th




For more information, please call (631) 765-5500 or email us at info@southoldhistorical.org




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