Ward Melville Heritage Organization Ltd

A nonprofit organization

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The Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) offers over 70 educational programs and performances year-round! It is our goal to make sure these educational opportunities are offered to under served communities across Long Island. Your donation will help us continue to provide innovative educational programs for children across Long Island. 

From our Revolutionary War spy programs at the Brewster House, c. 1665, and the Grist Mill, c. 1751, Long Island’s most completely equipped working mill, to our Medicine: Past, Present, and Future programs at the Thompson House, c. 1709, the WMHO offers innovative ways for you to experience Long Island's history! In addition, we offer educational programs at our Ernst Marine Conservation Center, housed on 88-acres of wetlands preserve, which is fully equipped with two classrooms, touch tanks, microscopes, and state-of-the-art technology. 

Recently, the WMHO announced that it has received the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) Pinnacle Award for Distance Learning in 2017-2018. The Award is given annually to organizations that receive outstanding scores on program evaluations submitted by educators and other end users. Participants from across the country and beyond return yearly for these programs. Education Director, Deborah Boudreau, conducted WMHO’s seventh year of international collaboration with the Sir Wilfred Laurier School in Quebec as she presented the acclaimed distance learning program, Running Scared, Running Free: Escape to the Promised Land, a theatrical performance on slavery and the Underground Railroad.  WMHO also offers distance learning programs such as Electronic Explorations: The Salt Marsh Ecosystem year-round at its Marine Conservation Center which is housed on an 88-acre wetlands preserve. Programming also takes place at WMHO’s Revolutionary War-era structures, including the Brewster House (c.1665) and the Thompson House (c. 1709) with First Long Islanders: Original Native American Inhabitants and Windows Through Time: Journals of American Revolutionary War Spies.

The WMHO invites you to become part of history by making a donation today! 

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Organization name

Ward Melville Heritage Organization Ltd

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Arts & Culture


PO BOX 572


(631) 751-2244