2015 Sea Breeze House Tour Booklet

The April 26, 2015 Sea Breeze House Tour proved so popular that there were not enough explanatory booklets for all the attendees. The Larchmont Historical Society is printing additional copies, but in the meantime, anyone who did not receive a booklet can peruse a digital copy here. Sea Breeze House Tour Booklet Links: Pages 1-11 Pages 12-35 Pages 36-77

10,000+ Photos: Access the LHS Digital Photo Archive

Manor Beach During the Hurricane of 1938

On Sunday, January 25, 2015, at the Larchmont Village Center, LHS board member Ned Benton displayed some of the best images from the LHS vast online archive and shared techniques for searching through the many collections. The archive is easy to reach at Photo Archives,  and there are online instructions. However, finding a particular image on a specific subject  may take a bit of finesse — and that’s where Mr. Benton provided help. In his talk he gave pointers on how to get started and how to drill down to find that special picture. Over 10,000 digital images have been amassed online from photographs dating back to the 1800s. The LHS has…

LHS House Tour Featured by AP

The Larchmont Historical Society’s April 2015 House Tour was chronicled in a recent Associated Press report and on ABC New: Across the country, spring is the season for house tours, a chance for the house-proud to strut their stuff, and for communities to bond, celebrate and fundraise. The tours, which generally raise money for historical…

Appel & Gehrig: Pride of Larchmont & Yankees Become Larchmont Luminaries

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On April 19, 2015, Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig and best-selling author and publicist Marty Appel were inducted into Larchmont Luminaries by the Larchmont Historical Society. The annual award is given to prominent Larchmonters, one living and one posthumous, and are selected based on their outstanding contributions to the arts and athletics. Past…