Long Island and the Gilded Age

Speaker – Paul Mateyunas

Thursday, November 3 • 7:00 p.m.

Travel back in time to the days of the Vanderbilts, Whitneys, and Astors to learn about the homes, parties, and real-life personalities that inspired Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and others who created countless novels, programs, and films about this interesting time in America. This talk by North Shore historian and author Paul J. Mateyunas will also delve into our Island’s latest series being filmed here, HBO’s historical drama The Gilded Age. Rock Hall was among the locations used. Mr. Mateyunas will autograph copies of his books, North ShoreLong Island: Country Houses, 1890-1950 and Long Island’s Gold Coast.

Fee: $10; $8 seniors. Members free. Check is to be

payable to the Friends of Rock Hall. Space limited.

Reservations required.