The Three Village area is full of hidden intrigue and stories of how America's first spy ring came together secretly to provide General George Washington with the information he needed to turn the tide of the American Revolution. Over the course of our Virtual Culper Spy Weekend, you will have the chance to visit many of the cultural organizations from years past online, from the comfort of your home. 

Recording of TVHS Historian Bev Tyler, LIVE on Facebook at 1pm, 9/12/20
Recording of Margo Arceri of Tri-Spy Tours,
Facebook LIVE at 9am, 9/12/20
Recording of Dr. Georgette Grier-Key of Drowned Meadow Cottage Museum, Instagram LIVE at 11am, 9/12/20

Click each image below to learn about our Revolutionary History!

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Spies! Exhibit Video Tour

presented by Bev Tyler

Three Village Historical Society

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George Washington & the Culper Spy Ring

A comprehensive research and study guide 

Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries

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Short Film on

South Shore Spies

325 years of history on Long Islands South Shore

Ketcham Inn Foundation

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Culper Spy Day 2016

A quick glimpse at the festivities from Culper Spy Day past

Three Village Historical Society

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George Washington Letters

Learn about SBU's two Culper Spy Ring letters and access images and transcripts 

Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries

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The Story of the Culper Spy Ring

Hear about the key members of the Culper Spy Ring

Three Village Historical Society

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Video Tour

The Brewster House, c. 1655

Ward Melville Heritage Organization

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It happened in Setauket

Resource guide to everything Culper Spy Ring

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

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Make your own Periscope!

Step by step arts & craft lesson Gallery North

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Lecture: Spies in the Archive 

A history of two George Washington Culper Spy Ring letters

Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries

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Did Agent 355 exist?

Margo Arceri discusses the facts vs. fiction in regard to Agent 355 with Historian Bev Tyler

Three Village Historical Society

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SPY WALK Cipher Game

Oyster Bay Spy Walk: Can you crack the code?

Raynham Hall Museum

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Welcome to the home of Big Bill the Tory

William Jayne shares what it's like to be a loyalist on Long Island during the American Revolution.

Preservation Long Island

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Port Jefferson History

A surviving Revolutionary War structure circa 1755

Drowned Meadow Cottage Museum

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The Revolutionary War History

Informative story of the history of the Church during the war

Caroline Church of Brookhaven

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5 Part Virtual Spies VideoTour

Introducing the Culper Spy Ring,

with different puzzles to solve

Three Village Historical Society

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True Tales with Margo Arceri

Nancy's Clothesline Code

Three Village Historical Society

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Photo Gallery

Check out images from last year's exhibit

Art Billadello and Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

Available all weekend long:

  • Take a Virtual Spies! Exhibit Tour with TVHS Historian Bev Tyler

  • Visit the famous Brewster House with Ward Melville Heritage Organization Education Director Deborah Boudreau

  • View a resource guide to everything Culper Spy Day courtesy of the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

  • Watch a short film on Long Island's South Shore from the Ketcham Inn Foundation

  • William Jayne shares what it's like to be a loyalist on Long Island during the American Revolution

  • Make your very own periscope with Gallery North

  • Hear the story of key members of the Culper Spy Ring from the Three Village Historical Society education team

  • Read up on the Revolutionary War History from Caroline Church of Brookhaven

  • Look back at the festivities from our 2016 Culper Spy Day

  • Don't miss the 5 part virtual spy tour video series with Bev Tyler, complete with spy puzzles

  • Did Agent 355 exist? Margo Arceri discusses the facts vs. fiction in regard to Agent 355 with Historian Bev Tyler

  • Listen to the story of Nancy's Magic Clothesline, written by Kate Wheeler Strong, told by Margo Arceri

  • Watch the Lecture: Spies in the Archive A history of two George Washington Culper Spy Ring letters presented by Kristen Nyitray Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries 

  • Crack a secret spy code with Raynham Hall Museum

  • Learn about Port Jefferson's Revolutionary History with a virtual Drive by Exhibit: Surveillance: The Roe Family Legacy

  • Learn about SBU's two Culper Spy Ring letters and access images and transcripts Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries 

  • Dive into George Washington & the Culper Spy Ring A comprehensive research and study guide Special Collections, Stony Brook University Libraries 

We are sad to not see you in-person this year, but we look forward to seeing you August 28, 2021 when we are back in person!

While our doors remain closed, your support means more to us than ever.  Please consider making a gift today to help us continue our mission of sharing and preserving Long Island's history with our community.

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