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A. T. Stewart Exchange
Join our Historic Structure Survey
Hours: Tuesday through Friday:
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: noon - 4 p.m.
(Entrance and parking at the rear of the Museum
109 Eleventh Street,
Garden City, New York)
Museum Now Open to the Public, Tuesdays,
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Walk-ins encouraged. Free guided tours of the 1872 historic house and Museum.
Proud member of
Museum Association of New York
American Association for State and
The Garden City Historical Society Announces:
Preserving our Past...For the Future—
A multi-year Capital Campaign for the Restoration and Preservation of The Garden City Historical Society Museum
(an 1872 A.T. Stewart-era structure), 109 Eleventh Street, Garden City, New York.
The Society began its capital campaign with a kick-off reception on Saturday, September 29, 2012, at the Museum. In the coming weeks,
this website will be updated and the links you see below will provide important information about the campaign, the scope of work, and
Please check back periodically to remain
informed about the campaign.
Click here to read a Letter from the Campaign Co-Chairs.
Capital Campaign Committee
Scope of Work
Scope of Work
Photos of Building Deterioration
Spring 2013 Capital Campaign Benefit
Society Thanks Community for its Generosity
Please go to our Events and Lectures page to view the Sponsors who supported this event. The Society is immensely appreciative to this outstanding group of individuals and businesses.
Event Related Material
Society Honors Three Long-time Supporters
Spring Benefit Date Set
Make a Donation
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the capital campaign can do so at any time by sending a check (please mark "Capital Campaign" on the memo line)
payable to: The Garden City Historical Society, P.O. Box 179, Garden City, New York 11530-0179. All donations are tax deductible.
Download printable donation form, and
form for purchase of 50/50 Raffle tickets.
St. Paul's Historic Building
The Garden City Historical Society Present Alternative to Demolition
to Save St. Paul's (CSSP) and The Garden City Historical Society presented an
("The Community First") to the demolition of St. Paul's School to the
Village Board of Trustees on June 29, 2010. The plan laid out a course
to preserve and rehabilitate the former boys school and restore 10,500
square feet on the main floor and chapel for public use. In an April 27,
2011 public referendum, Garden City residents voted overwhelmingly NOT
to support bonds to demolish St. Paul's, 3,290 to 1120. In October 2012, consultants Erwin & Bielinski issued a report to the Board rejecting the proposal
on the grounds of "limited scope and flawed cost estimates." (view on Garden City Village website)
In December 2012, the Board of Trustees passed a motion, by a 5 to 3 vote, not to proceed with the Committee's and Historical Society's proposal.
Please stay tuned.
Read news related to referendum:
Huffington Post blog
When We Keep It
View the News 12 Editorial "Fate of a Landmark"
(April 15, 2011)
Mayor Brudie Announces
Gerry Charitable Trust Matching Grant
2013 Children's Art Contest:
Seasons of Change in Garden City
Congratulations to the winners,
of the 2013 Children's Juried Art Contest, "Seasons of Change in Garden City." And, thank you to all the students who participated
in this annual event.
The Historical Society thanks resident and artist Susana Cerutti who
assisted with the judging, and Utrecht Art Supplies of Carle Place for
partially underwriting the 2013 Children's Art Contest.
Please take a moment to view the poster presented to Utrecht for its assistance
with this event.
St. Paul's Preservation Effort
The Garden City Historical Society continues its effort to preserve St.
A video, titled
"Save St. Paul's Now: Protect Garden City's DNA," has been prepared by The Garden City Historical Society and
The Committee to Save St. Paul's. To receive this free DVD, please email the Society at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name and address.
St. Paul's School Placed on Endangered List; Draws Regional Attention
The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA), Long Island's regional preservation organization,
named St. Paul's School to its inaugural list of (2010) Endangered
Read the full list
of 2010 Endangered Sites.
at the Museum:
Spring 2013 Events
Capital Campaign Benefit
Honoring Maureen Clancy, Kris Harder and Mayor John Watras
Thursday, May 2, 6-9 p.m., The Garden City Hotel
8th Annual Flea Market
Saturday, June 1, 9am-5pm at the Museum
109 Eleventh Street
Vendors wanted: Call 516-746-8900
The Garden City Historical Society welcomes you to
its official website, and encourages all our visitors to
log on frequently to learn about the latest renovations to the
Society’s headquarters, the Garden City Historical
Society Museum, its 1872 Stewart-era home on Eleventh Street (Garden
City, Long Island, New York), or to
share your thoughts about the preservation of Village treasures.
Since its beginning in 1975, the Society has been
privileged to be the recipient of many volunteer hours given selflessly
by devoted individuals who live in the Village of Garden City or who
have ties to our lovely community. It is through these volunteer efforts
that we present our website to you. Please feel free to browse our
pages, find out about our Events and Lectures
or review a current report by our House
on renovations to our Garden City Historical Society Museum and Exhibit
While visiting, stop at our Store
to purchase a small remembrance of our historic village for a family
member or friend, or purchase a commemorative brick to mark an
anniversary, a birthday or a milestone – perhaps your move to Garden
City or your company’s many years as a corporate community member.
On this site, you can also find information about Membership,
which includes a complimentary copy of our Newsletter,
presents a short history of our organization. We are developing our
and Donations page, where you will soon be able to review the latest
additions to our period collections, as well as a listing of our library
collection, which can be viewed, upon request to the Society.
Please feel free to contact us with your comments,
requests or suggestions at email@example.com.
A Society representative will reply to your comment or inquiry.
Thank your for your interest.
The Garden City Historical Society
109 Eleventh Street, Garden City, New York 11530