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Legislative District 11

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Whitton Joins County Executive Curran, Glen Cove Mayor Tenke for Tour of Garvies Point Museum

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins County Executive Curran, Glen Cove Mayor Tenke for Tour of Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton - Garvies Point Museum

 

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and City of Glen Cove Mayor Timothy Tenke welcomed Nassau County Executive Laura Curran to the Garvies Point Museum and Preserve for a tour on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Situated on a 62-acre preserve, the Garvies Point Museum is in its sixth decade of operation and remains active in the study of Long Island’s Native American archaeology and as a research facility for geology.

Pictured above, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton (fifth from left) and museum staff are joined by Nassau County Parks Commissioner Eileen Krieb (furthest left), County Executive Curran (sixth from right), Mayor Tenke (fourth from right) and Nassau County Deputy Parks Commissioner Andrew Goldstein (furthest right).

 

“Unique cultural destinations like the Garvies Point Museum and Preserve are an indispensable part of what makes Glen Cove such a beautiful, diversified and vibrant community,” Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton said. “I was delighted to have this opportunity to welcome County Executive Curran to one of this district’s most beautiful natural preserves and a hub for scientific and archaeological discovery.”

Visit www.garviespointmuseum.com or call 516-571-8010/8011 for more information about the Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, their hours, and their COVID-19 safety protocols.

PHOTO CREDIT - Photo by Peter M. Budraitis

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