the SOUTHOLD INDIAN MUSEUM
The Southold Indian Museum holds the collections of Eastern Long Island's first three archeologists, Roy Latham, Nat Booth and Charles Goddard, Starting in 1898 they began to locate ancient Native sites and recover artifacts.
The Museum is dedicated to the conservation and display of thousands of artifacts found through seven decades of hunting and collecting.
NYS Archeologist William Richie followed Roy Latham's 1940 find of a 3,200 year old Archaic burial site in Jamesport with a professional excavation in 1953. This was the fourth Archaic burial found by Latham. The others were in Orient Point and Sugar Loaf on the South Fork.
Projectile points, mortars & pestles, ancient jewelry & steatite vessels are on display.