In-Kind Donations

The Society’s collections have been largely acquired over many years through voluntary gifts. They include artifacts, memorabilia, textiles, photographs, diaries, letters, maps, and other historic documents associated with the history of Quogue.

The Society gladly accepts, within its display and storage capabilities, gifts of such materials. If you wish to discuss a possible donation, please email info@quoguehistory.org or call 631-996-2404.

The Society holds a large collection of scrimshaw largely donated by the Gardiner and Post families.

The Society holds a large collection of scrimshaw donated by the Gardiner and Post families.

In 2019, the Society received a large donation of
furniture, decorative arts, textiles, clothing, and memorabilia from the Gardiner family home at
83 Quogue Street, where seven generations had
lived since 1826, when Capt Henry Gardiner
purchased the house.

 

Harpoons, whaling tools, and artifacts from Capt. Gardiner’s voyages to the South Seas

 

 

Halsey Manor, Westhampton, NY. Capt. Gardiner’s son, Henry, married Louise Halsey.