The Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) presents a new walking tour in honor of Women’s History Month – “Against the Grain” that will feature newly uncovered stories of Stony Brook Village women. Tours will leave from the Stony Brook Grist Mill on Thursday, March 24 at 10:30am and 3:30pm Tickets for this event are $10 per person, and includes a dessert (with the purchase of an entrée) at Mirabelle Restaurant and Tavern. 

Participants in the walking tour will enjoy at least six entirely new stories about the women of Stony Brook Village, spanning thousands of years. This includes indigenous women, the women of the Revolution, a few scandalous wills, the story of Jennie Melville and her role in the suffrage movement, Alida Emmet and the Center for Twilight Sleep, and Dorothy Melville, the Fairy Godmother of Stony Brook. 

To learn more about the “Against the Grain” walking tours and to reserve your tickets, call the Ward Melville Heritage Organization at (631) 751-2244.