Hallockville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

and is a Riverhead Town Landmark dedicated to taking Long Island back

to its family farming roots and exploring their relevance today.

Hallockville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

and is a Riverhead Town Landmark dedicated to taking Long Island back

to its family farming roots and exploring their relevance today.

Hallockville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

and is a Riverhead Town Landmark dedicated to taking Long Island back

to its family farming roots and exploring their relevance today.

Hallockville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

and is a Riverhead Town Landmark dedicated to taking Long Island back

to its family farming roots and exploring their relevance today.

Virtual Trail now open!

Even though we are closed for the season for inside tours (until late May) you can still walk the grounds, visit the kiosk in the center of the property for information about the farm and use our digital trail to hear history as you walk the grounds during daylight hours. 

Walking around Hallockville Museum Farm may be like taking a step back in time, but the experience is now enhanced by futuristic technology.

Thanks to a grant from the Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation Hallockville, located off Sound Avenue in Riverhead,  now offers visitors the chance to follow a high-tech, virtual Sustainability Trail. The trail makes use of informational guideposts that dot the grounds. Each sign is fitted with a QR code, the sort of black and white patterns found on products in stores. When scanned by a tour taker with a camera app on a smartphone, an audio narration will pop up along with photos or videos — in some cases, both.

Sustainability, recycling, and conservation are terms used in modern day conversation, but did you know that most farms in the 19th-century were models of sustainable living? The Hallock farm was no exception– virtually everything in the home and on the farm was recycled. reused, or repurposed after initial use. Almost nothing was ever wasted or thrown away, and that’s a lesson for today.

The museum’s new “Sustainability Trail” is a trip back to a time when sustainable living was truly a way of life. Along the way, you will meet Halsey Hallock and his family, the last to live in the old Homestead. They will tell you about the many sustainable practices used over 100 years ago– we hope this journey to the past will help you think about your own lifestyle today and in the future.

Click the picture above for more information on how to get started! 

Upcoming Workshops

Snowy Cabin in the Woods Virtual Sew-Along

January 16 AND February 20, 10 AM 

Explore creating a folk art type, small tapestry using; wool, embroidery stitches, buttons, sequins and more! This will be show and tell, discussion, a work session, demonstrations of embroidery stitches and inspiration to get you sewing this Winter!

$25 members | $30 non-members –  covers kit, pattern and the two zoom sessions.

If you have the kit, let us know you will be attending, if not, stop by the farm, call or email to register and get your kit.

If you have your own wool and just need the pattern there’s a $10 fee for an emailed pdf and the virtual class.

email or call to register:  info@hallockville.com  631.298.5292

Wool Embroidered Chocolate Easter Egg-Virtual

 Saturday, March 6, 10 AM; registration deadline February 26 to get your kit in time.

Learn to make your own 3-D calorie free wool Easter egg. The egg will mimic a chocolate Easter egg and be embroidered to follow common icing decorations. We will be exploring using satin ribbon and trim to make icing-like decorations. This is a relaxing and fun hand sewing and embroidery class. Bring large and small scissors and your hand sewing kit.

$25 members | $30 non-members  – kit fee includes zoom class, pattern and supplies to make one egg during class.

to register email or call: info@hallockville.com  631.298.5292

Sponsor a Tree

An opportunity to help Hallockville create natural habitats on the farm. Click the Tree for more information on how you can participate…

COFFEE AND A GOOD BOOK

Hallockville in partnership with Hampton Coffee Company

Time to curl up with an interesting read and a hot cup of HAMPTON COFFEE!

Scandal on Plum Island by Marian E. Lindberg,
published 2020 (available at Burton’s Books, Greenport)

Reading dates: January 22, 2021 to February 19, 2021

Virtual Author discussion: February 20, 2021 at 3 PM

Long Island and the Sea by Bill Bleyer, published 2019

Reading dates: February 22, 2021 to March 19, 2021

Virtual Author discussion: Maritime Smuggling on Long Island: From Pirates to Rumrunners,

March 20, 2021 at 3 PM

Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood by Mark A. Torres, published 2021

Reading dates: March 21, 2021 – April 23, 2021

Virtual Author discussion: April 17, 2021 at 3 PM

Looking forward to lively discussions and a healthy dose of Long Island history!

To register email info@hallockville.com or call 631.298.5292
$75 fee includes HCC Mug & Gift Card and all three virtual lectures.

Upcoming Mastery Series

Join us for Beekeeping 101 this Winter!

Saturday, January 9 & 23; 9:30 AM – 11 AM

Saturday, February 13 & 27; 9:30 AM – 11 AM

Saturday, March 13 & 27; 9:30 AM – 11 AM

6 sessions – $250/members  |  $300/non-members  |  Any materials needed will be paid directly to Master Beekeeper Chris Kelly

This is a series of classes that will teach you about bees, BEEcoming a beekeeper, cultivating your own honey, the importance of bees and more.

call or email to register: 631.298.5292   info@hallockville.com

Call 631- 298- 5292 for details & updates.

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