How You Can Help
The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is a non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of concerned friends, corporations, and foundations to support the financial needs and educational programs of the Walt Whitman Birthplace. There are many ways in which one can contribute.
The most common way in which individuals can contribute is by becoming a member of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association.
For more information on membership click here.
Gifts of cash, securities, real property, bequests, annuities, and matching gifts may be designated for general annual operating purposes or they may be restricted to specific areas or projects.
To make a donation click here.
Commemorate an important event or person by taking part in the WWBA's Commemorative Brick and Bench Program.
For more information about the Commemorative Brick and Bench Program click here.
- Use of a power washer machine for 2 day time period.
- Flowers and plants for continuing beautification of the Birthplace and grounds.
- Rare books - to build library.
- Whitman artifacts - to build upon our Whitman collection.
- Historical documents - to build our museum reference section.
- West Hills documents.
- 1850's period antiques, clothing, and memorabilia.
Novel Writing workshop with Gae Polisner
Wed, July 15, 2015
WAR WORDS WISDOM: Songs of War
Sun, July 19, 2015
Back to School Children's Victorian Tea Party
Wed, September 2, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Garland Thompson Jr. and Graham Everett
Sat, September 12, 2015
A Taste of Poetry : Book Launch
Sun, September 20, 2015
WAR WORDS WISDOM: Drum-Taps, sponsored by John & Penny Barr
Sat, September 26, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Joe Weil and Claire Nicolas White
Sat, October 3, 2015
The Americas Poetry Festival of New York 2015
Thu, October 15, 2015
Halloween Family Day!
Sun, October 25, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Anthoula Katsimatides, Matt Pasca and Terri Muuss
Sat, November 7, 2015
Walking with Whitman featuring Eileen Myles and Julie Sheehan
Sat, December 5, 2015
Yuletide Family Day With Kid’s Musician Mike Soloway
Sun, December 6, 2015
Transatlantic Poetry Reading with Gregory Pardlo, 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Poetry
Sun, December 13, 2015
Join the hunt! The Walt Whitman Birthplace is participating in the Hunt around Huntington.
Click here or visit today to pick up your scavenger hunt entry form!
Looking for an excuse to be out about town? Do you like adventure and find yourself exploring at any moment? Do you want to liven things up with a fun activity the whole family can enjoy? Come explore the history Huntington has to offer Long Island by participating in Hunt Around Huntington! Get ready to go on a scavenger hunt like no other by unlocking answers to Huntington’s past and exploring new opportunities in Huntington.
Please join us in celebrating the town of Huntington by visiting your local cultural organizations. In partnership, The Whaling Museum, The Heckscher Museum of Art, CSH Fish Hatchery, Huntington Historical Society’s Conklin Barn, Walt Whitman Birthplace, and The Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society are hosting this year’s annual Hunt Around Huntington from July 1-August 31, 2015.
Find all the answers to this scavenger hunt and have a chance to win a family membership or prize package from each organization! Pick up yours at any of the participating organizations, or download from their websites.