Parks, Recreation & Museums

Posted on: May 19, 2016


Old Bethpage, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano in conjunction with New York State today announced the “Path Through History Weekend” on Saturday, June 18th, Sunday, June 19th, and Monday, June 20th at various museums throughout the County including: Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Falaise at Sands Point Preserve, Chelsea Mansion, and Garvies Point Museum and Preserve.

The schedule of events for the “Path Through History Weekend” are as follows:

Old Bethpage Village Restoration: Saturday, June 18th and Sunday, June 19th:
• “Hands on History” – Participate in 19th century activities and crafts including: butter churning, military drills, candle making, and more. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $10 adults, $7 seniors and children 5-12. Located at 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage. (516) 572-0200.

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve: Saturday, June 18th:
• “Wild History of Nature” – Live animal presentation from primitive to the fox. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. $5.00 per person. Located at: 2225 Washington Avenue, Seaford. (516) 571-7443.

Falaise at Sands Pont Preserve: Saturday, June 18th and Sunday, June 19th:
• “Visions of a Pioneer” – The home of Captain Harry F. Guggenheim. Tour times: 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. $10 per person plus additional parking fees. Located at 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY. (516) 571-7901.

Chelsea Mansion: Saturday, June 18th and Sunday, June 19th:
• “The Past, Present, and Future” – Tours of the Historic mansion and Garden with historic exhibit. Tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $15 per person. Located at 34 Muttontown Lane, East Norwich, NY. (516) 571-8551.

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve: Saturday, June 20th:
• “Geology Day” – New York Before History – Rock and Mineral Identification, stream table demos, outdoor geology walk and geology craft. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. $5 per person. Located at 50 Barry Drive in Glen Cove. (516) 571-8010/11.

For more information about Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museum, please call: (516) 572-0200, or visit the website at:

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