Upcoming Events

Performances, lectures, activities, social gatherings, family programs, and local events engage visitors at the Castle, and cultivate appreciation for our area’s historic and cultural resources. 
Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Thu, Jun 25
Fort Totten Park
CANCELLATION NOTICE: Independence Day Celebration
We regretfully announce that the 6th Annual Independence Day Celebration, originally scheduled for Thursday, June 25, 2020, has been cancelled due to Covid-19 guidelines.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are suspending our public opening hours until further notice. In the meantime, enjoy browsing through the following virtual presentations!

Dermody Triangle Memorial Ceremony

On May 25, 2020, Bayside Historical Society carried on our annual Memorial Day tradition of laying a wreath at Captain Dermody Triangle in Bayside Hills. Watch our short film documenting today’s event and the story of a man who sacrificed his life to preserve the Union and rid our country of slavery.

Download BHS's fact sheet about Captain Dermody Triangle

Video Tour: Bayside Yacht Club Exhibit

Bayside Live TV presents a video series of Bayside Historical Society's "From the Archives: Bayside Yacht Club" exhibit, which showcases documents, artifacts, photographs, and other archival materials from the Bayside Yacht Club collection.

Virtual 360 Tour of the Castle

If you can't come to the Castle, we'll bring the Castle to you! We invite you to take a virtual tour of Bayside Historical Society and experience our landmarked Gothic Revival-style building in 360 degrees! You can view our virtual tour from your desktop computer or mobile device.

Bayside Historical Society 2019 Flashback

As we look forward to the time when we can all be together again, here's a look back at some of our favorite memories from last year!

Bayside: The Actors’ Enclave

Watch our video presentation of "Bayside: The Actors’ Enclave," a 2016 exhibit at Bayside Historical Society. Get a glimpse into the glamorous Bayside of the early 1900s, when it was home to over 100 actors, producers, and theater owners!

Vintage Postcards of Bayside, New York

Bayside Historical Society's exclusive online collection features early 20th Century postcards of Bayside from our archival collection. Browse through to discover which places still exist today!

Bayside Day 1914 on Historypin

View Bayside Historical Society's Historypin collection of historical documents and pictures to depict life during the celebration in 1914.

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208 Totten Avenue

Fort Totten
Bayside, NY 11359



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