The Mission of the Eastville Community Historical Society is to preserve historic buildings and research, collect and disseminate information about the history of the Eastville area of Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, County of Suffolk, State of New York, and one of the earliest known working class communities composed of African Americans, Native Americans and European immigrants.. More particularly: to obtain recognition and landmark status for qualified buildings in the Eastville community and St. David AME Zion Cemetery in Sag Harbor, New York; to discover and collect any material which may help establish or illustrate the history of its settlement, development and activities in peace and war and its progress in the areas of population, education, arts, science, agriculture, manufactures, trade and transportation; to collect printed materials, manuscripts, manuscript materials and material objects illustrative of life, conditions, events and activities of the past or present; to disseminate historical information and arouse interest in the past by publishing historical material in the newspapers or the media, conducting tours, holding meetings with lectures, papers and discussions and by marking historical buildings, sites and places of local historical significance; to educate local school children by exposing them, through artifacts, tours and lectures, to this rich addition to local history thus enhancing their experience of Sag Harbor Village life.

Our Mission

 

 

Dear Members,

Our by-laws are available for download in PDF form.

The Board of the ECHS

2017 Approved Bylaws