Steve Bergsman visits Levittown Museum

March 26, 2012

Steve signed his book "Growing up Levittown" at the museum. Here he is with Paul Manton and Polly Dwyer. Copies that are signed available at the Museum.

Author STEVE BERGSMAN coming to our museum to sign his book “Growing Up Levittown” March 23!

March 12, 2012

Steve Bergsman, Author of the new book “Growing Up Levittown” will appear at the Levittown Museum on March 23rd, for book signing and reading. Time will be from 7 to 9 PM. Refreshments available. All Welcome. Call (516) 735-9060 for more info.

May 2011 meeting

May 16, 2011
The next general meeting of the Levittown Historical Society will be held May 16, 2011 in the Community Room of the Levittown Library located on Bluegrass Lane.
 
Joy Weaver, a Quaker historian, will explore the history of the Quakers on Long Island.
 
Refreshments will be served following the meeting.

Historical Society April Meeting

April 16, 2010

From Deutschland to Long Island
Randall J. Ratje of the Steuben Society explores the rich German-American heritage of western Long Island in the 19th and early 20th centuries. April 19, 2010. 7:30-9:30pm. Levittown Public Library.

Historical Society Meeting March 15, 2010

March 7, 2010

Snap! Crackle! Pop-Culture Levittown Musician and Pop Culture historian Bob Koenig examines breakfast cereal’s curious role in American History and Popular Culture. 7:30 PM Levittown Public Library.

Vereran’s Day

November 12, 2009
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Veteran's Day Flags at Levittown Community Church 2009

The Reverend Dr. Joseph Cusack, Board member of the Historical Society, and the Community Church presented this idea for veteran’s Day. Each American flag is in honor of someone from the Church. Historical Society Board Member Bob Koenig honored Sgt. William F. Dwyer, (USMC-Korean War), who also is a Society Board member. May we not forget the Veterans, as Levittown was founded on these brave persons.

Levittown Play in NYC

October 28, 2009

LevittownplayPolly, Bob, and Geri attended a viewing of this play “Levittown” over the summer. Here we are with playwright on the stage: a 1950 Levitt ranch Home living room!

November General Meeting

October 28, 2009

“The New Jerusalem”
Paul Manton, vice president of the Levittown Historical Society explores the story of the Pilgrims, their ethnic and religious origins and voyage on the Mayflower (and the many myths and misconceptions thereof), and the Puritan founding of New England.
November 15, 2009 7:30-9:30 Levittown Public Library. Brief Society business meeting and
free refreshments served afterward.

October 2009 Meeting

October 8, 2009

The Beginnings of New Netherlands.
October 19, 2009 7:30-9:30pm. Levittown Public Library.
Dr. Natalie Naylor, former director of the Long Island Studies Institute, observes the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s voyage and the beginning of New Netherlands, the precursor to New York.
Brief Levittown Historical Society business meeting; free refreshments.

LHS and the Internet

September 27, 2009
Levittown Museum in Second Life

Levittown Museum in Second Life

The Historical Society has the videos on YOUTUBE that Bob & Jonny koenig produced (seen in another part of this blog)

Bob Koenig is also responsible for bringing Levittown to a website titled “Second Life”  This site contains a virtual world (SIM) that you download into your computer, log on as a character, and be a part of the virtual web. Koenig (as Bobkoe Nirvana) started a Levittown Historical Society right into this new world.

A look inside the virtual Museum

A look inside the virtual Museum

Bob Koenig was also honored by the Society this year at Levittown School Districts “Recognition Night”

President Polly Dwyer Presents Certificate to Bob Koenig, Dr. Sirois looks on

President Polly Dwyer Presents Certificate to Bob Koenig, Dr. Sirois looks on


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