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Islip Historical Society of Islip Hamlet Presents Tiffany's Laurelton Hall

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 07:00pm - 09:00pm

On October 17th, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet will host author Monica Randall and her presentation on Laurelton Hall. Louis Comfort Tiffany, the master glass works genius, completed his hundred room Oyster Bay mansion in 1905.The stucco art nouveau showplace was unlike anything ever built before or since, designed by Tiffany without the aid of an architect.It hosted some of the most dazzling parties ever hosted in the country.Huge walls of stained glass gave the rooms a daring, theatrical glow with lagoons and fountains flowing both inside and out into the lush, unique gardens. Many of the images presented are from a rare, private collection belonging to Tiffany's granddaughter, Mrs. Louise L. Platt, who was 92 when she share them and her memories with Monica.

Come learn about this extraordinary home and its tragic fate. The program will be held at the Islip Public Library, 71 Monell Ave., 7:00 - 9:00 pm. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. For more information please visit

Contact : For more info, 631-245-0675