Three Village Community Trust 148 Main St, Setauket, NY11733 Founded in 2003, Three Village Community Trust is a Setauket-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the…More historical identity of the Three Village area. The organization seeks to maintain historical properties throughout Three Village. Visit the Three Village Community Trust website for event, donation and involvement information.
The Civic Association of the Setaukets and Stony Brook is a group dedicated to preserving and enhancing the high…More quality of life in the Three Village area through its mission of action, advocacy and information. It was founded in 1942 and counted Dorothy and Ward Melville among its first members.
The Civic Association meets on the first Monday of each month at the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library between September and June.
Avalon Park & Preserve 200 Harbor Rd, Stony Brook, NY11790 Located in Stony Brook, less than a mile from the village, Avalon Park offers residents trails and incredible…More manicured features for spending an afternoon. Owned and operated by the Paul Simons Foundation, a charitable organization set up by billionaire hedge fund manager James Simons in memorial to his deceased son, the park surrounds a pristine goose pond that attracts a great variety of water fowl. Wood bridges, wood benches, and a stone sculpture called the Labyrinth are a few other attractions. At the top of the hill, the open, green expanses are the picture of serenity.
The Ward Melville Heritage Organization celebrates Ward Melville's legacy of philanthropy by providing opportunities…More for community enhancement. Founded in 1939, the WMHO preserves and furthers Ward Melville's original vision of combining history and natural beauty to enrich the lives of Three Village residents.
Among the activities sponsored by the WMHO are summer concerts, holiday festivals, and a wide variety of educational exhibits and programs. The organization maintains an Educational and Cultural Center located in Stony Brook Village.
The WMHO also maintains a number of historical properties throughout the Three Village area, including the Thompson House (c. 1710), the Hawkins-Mount House (c. 1725), and the buildings which currently house the Long Island Museum of Art, History and Carriages.