GUIDED TOURS: Noah Hallock Homestead, Circa 1721. 172 Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point, NY
Guided tours of the Homestead are available on Saturdays from April through December on Saturdays 1-3pm.
Call (631) 744-1776 for group and school tours. The Homestead is the birthplace of Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots.
Displays feature furniture and artifacts which originated in the house and early families who settled in Rocky Point. A Farm Room displays early tools and equipment from Rocky Point’s early farms and dairies. Exhibits illustrate vintage photographs, household items, parlor, dining room, pantry, bedrooms, the one-room schoolhouse, an art gallery, Rocky Point’s early radio history of the RCA Radio Central Transmitting Station and the historic 1902 Marconi wireless building. Volunteer docents will lead you on a guided tour. Costumed docents portray individuals in the Hallock’s past, telling the stories of their lives and making Rocky Point history come alive. Children, in particular, enjoy their trip back in time. Our Docents enjoy their questions and make the tour relevant to their interests.
If you have visited the Homestead, you will want to return to view latest acquisitions of Rocky Point’s fascinating history. For group tours or further information, call (631)744-1776.)
On Saturday, April 29th, Rocky Point Historical Society volunteers worked on their landscaping project at the Noah Hallock Homestead. The Landscaping Committee in photo: Suzanne Johnson, Mary Cooke, Janice Bambara, Edith Mahler and Maryann Posse. Other members of the Committee are Joan Depken and Pamela Fregeau. The Committee has enhanced the garden with plants and flowers and plan an herb garden. Edith Mahler has researched Colonial gardens and has brought in many plants which were prevalent during that time. Volunteers who wish to help with this project and to tend the gardens, please phone Edith at 631-744-0953.