Society News

Society News

Founding GHS member J. Warren Van Deusen passed away at the end of March. His devotion to the Society was vital to the success it has enjoyed. He will be greatly missed.

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The full season of 2017 GHS programs has been posted. Check out the Events link above for details.

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Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Programs

June 15
The History of Banerman Island
Wes & Barbara Gottluck
7pm at the Greenport Community Center

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Legend of Spook Rock

Legend of Spook Rock

As with most legends and folklore, there are many versions that have been handed down and The Legend of Spook Rock is no different. There are so many different ones, but one of the most romantic comes from “The Parsonage Between Two Manors” written by Elizabeth L. Gebhard in 1909 and printed by the Bryan Publishing Company in Hudson.

In early days it was the “custom of tolling the (church} bell at the passing of a life, or the hour of burial ….

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