Washington’s spy ring operated there, and British soldiers went to the Stony Brook Grist Mill for supplies. In 1941, Ward Melville created the Colonial-style Stony Brook Village Center. Information, (631) 751-2244.
Attractions, Vacation Lodging & Dining-Shopping-Business
- Avalon Park & Preserve - Located across the street from the Stony Brook Grist Mill, Avalon Park & Preserve is a privately owned nature preserve with the mission of maintaining a beautiful landscape in which visitors can enjoy nature. The park and preserve are open daily from dusk to dawn and is free to visitors. Consisting of over 70 acres […]
- Discovery Cruise - Across Dock Road from the Three Village Inn, The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s pontoon boat “Discovery” departs from the Stony Brook Yacht Club marina. The 27-passenger vessel cruises through the organization’s 88-acre wetlands preserve for a 1 1/2 hour tour. A naturalist from the Stony Brook University Marine Sciences Center is onboard to describe the wildlife and flora you’ll see. […]
- Erwin J. Ernst Marine Conservation Center - Located in the heart of The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s 88-acre wetlands preserve is the Erwin J. Ernst Marine Conservation Center (EMCC). Named after Dr. Erwin J. Ernst, the Center has been an important part of WMHO for more than 50 years. Throughout his career, Dr. Ernst worked to preserve marine life and the environment. […]
- Finnegan’s - Finnegan’s Restaurant & Tap Room is the oldest continuous operating bar in Huntington. Offering traditional pub fare and charm and service that hasn’t changed since we were established in 1912. *Covid-19 update: Finnegan’s is offering indoor and outdoor seating and is following all safety protocols put in place by the CDC. Tables are sanitized between […]
- Halloween Festival - Stony Brook Village Center 111 Main Street Stony Brook NY Trick or Treat at the Shops! Games Galore! Monster Merlin Parade! Scarecrow Competition Awards at 3 PM!
- Hercules Pavillion - Across Dock Road to the west of the Three Village Inn, along side Stony Brook Harbor, the Hercules Pavilion houses the figurehead and anchor from the U.S.S. Ohio, the first ship launched from the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1820. The figurehead was carved from a single piece of cedar at a cost of $1,500. Following […]
- Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook - Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook features 143 guest rooms, including two- and three-room oversized suites. Located on Long Island’s North Shore, minutes From Stony Brook University and Hospital, as well as Stony Brook Village and the scenic and historic attractions in the area. Sports fans can feel right at home as there are athletic fields […]
- Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages - The Museum is known for its collection of over 200 carriages and its extensive collection of work by the Hudson River School painter William Sidney Mount and over 4000 other paintings, sculptures and prints. It became a Smithsonian affiliate in 2006. Main Street at Route 25A. Nine-acre, three-museum complex includes carriage collection, changing art/ history […]
- Staller Center for the Arts - Staller Center for the Arts presents music, dance, theatre, film, visual art and more as one of the most comprehensive arts centers on Long Island. Enjoy professional performances from September to May and the Stony Brook Film Festival in July. *Staller Center for the Arts is temporarily closed due to Covid-19. The annual Stony Brook […]
- Stony Brook Grist Mill, c.1751 - The Stony Brook Grist Mill was built in 1699 by Adam Smith, son of Richard “Bull” Smith. When the original mill and dam washed out in 1751, a new mill was erected on the present site using beams from the original 17th century structure. During the Revolutionary War, grains ground at the Stony Brook Grist […]