Nassau County, NY - June 9, 2015 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano in conjunction with New York State today announced the “Path Through History Weekend” on Saturday, June 20th and Sunday, June 21st, at various museums throughout the County including: Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, and Tackapausha Museum and Preserve.
The schedule of events for the “Path Through History Weekend” are as follows:
Old Bethpage Village Restoration: Saturday, June 20th and Sunday, June 21st:
• Hands on History – enjoy 19th Century Activities and Crafts. $10 adults, $7 seniors and children 5-12
• During regular business hours, 10 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve: Saturday, June 20th:
• Use Native American Tools – Learn to make fire without matches, grind corn using mortar and pestle and drill in stone. Observe and handle a few Native American tools and artifacts. Natural face painting will also be available.
• Movie: “The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle” (21 min.) beginning at 12 p.m. & 3 p.m. Price: $3
Tackapausha Museum and Preserve: Sunday, June 21st:
• Live Animal Show, 1 p.m. – Animals ranging from the most primitive to most modern, from insects and arthropods to modern wildlife such as canids (fox), with a bird watching trail walk to finish out the day. Price: $5
Old Bethpage Village Restoration provides visitors with an extraordinary and wonderful opportunity to experience life in a recreated mid-19th Century American village set that’s fun for the whole family. Old Bethpage Village Restoration is located at 1303 Round Swamp Road in Old Bethpage (Exit 48 of the Long Island Expressway). For more information, please call: (516) 572-0200.
Garvies Point Museum and adjoining 62-acre preserve is located at 50 Barry Drive in Glen Cove. For more information about Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, please call: (516) 571-8010/11 or visit the website.
Tackapausha Museum and Preserve is located at: 2225 Washington Avenue, Seaford, NY 11783 and is open Thursday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For further information please call: (516) 571-7443.
For more information about Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museum, please call: (516) 572-0200, or visit the website.