The Townsends in the
Learn about how the Townsends of Oyster Bay were crucial in planning and carrying out the American Revolution…
Slavery in Oyster Bay
This virtual program brings to light a new, and much misunderstood, history that focuses on the 19 African-Americans who were enslaved by the Townsends, and the extent of slavery throughout New York and Long Island in the days surrounding the Revolution.
18th & 19th century
This colonial house features period rooms that are furnished to reflect the 18th and 19th centuries, when the Townsend home played a major role in the history of Long Island and a turning point in American History. They are rich in original Townsend furnishings and examples of pre and post war furniture.
Events at Raynham
Membership at RAYNHAM
Help preserve history by becoming a Raynham Hall Museum Member. You’ll benefit from the exclusive, members only perks including FREE admission and discounts at the Museum Shop.