The Jazz Loft

Preservation, education and performance is the mission of The Jazz Loft, a 6,000 s/f venue leased to this not for profit organization, The Jazz Loft, by the Ward Melville Heritage Organization.   Located at 275 Christian Avenue, Stony Brook, next to the Three Village Inn, President and Founder Tom Manuel offers a treasure trove of memorabilia […]

Kayak & Paddle Board Rentals

Stony Brook Harbor Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals is across from the Three Village Inn and offers an opportunity to get out on the water in beautiful Stony Brook Harbor on a daily and hourly basis.  Instruction is also provided for the novice.  Contact (631)-834-3130 (Nick) or (631)-456-1141 (John) for pricing and full details.     […]

All Souls Episcopal Church

This Historic church was designed by famous architect Stanford White in 1889. Two special points of interest are the stained glass window behind the altar and the Tracker pipe organ. The window, which was fabricated by the Mayer Company of New York City represents the ideal of Caritas (Charity) by depicting a wealthy woman giving […]

Long Island Museum

Toward the end of the Great Depression, Ward Melville, his wife Dorothy Melville, Robert Cushman Murphy, Winifred Curtis and O.C. Lempfert created the Suffolk Museum on the very site that now houses The Jazz Loft.  As their collections grew it was moved to its current location. The Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and […]