Community Invited to Annual Windmill Lighting at Southampton Graduate Campus Dec. 16
December 5, 2005 – Southampton, N.Y. – The 13th annual Lighting of the Windmill at the Southampton Graduate Campus of Long Island University will take place on Friday, Dec. 16, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. The ceremony is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the Southampton Graduate Campus and the Southampton College Alumni Association, the windmill lighting is one of eastern Long Island’s most popular holiday season traditions.
The picturesque windmill, with its giant wooden sails, was built circa 1715 in Southampton Village. It was moved to its present site in 1890 and has been a landmark of the campus since Southampton College opened in 1963.
Guests are asked to park at Chancellor’s Hall. Refreshments will be served in the Kanas Lobby of Chancellor’s Hall after the lighting ceremony.
Those who would like to attend the ceremony are asked to RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 516-299-2263.
The Southampton Graduate Campus is located at 239 Montauk Highway in Southampton.
Southampton Graduate Campus • Long Island University
239 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY - 11968-4196
Telephone: (631) 287-8010 • Fax: (631) 287-8253
Admissions E-mail: Admissions@southampton.liu.edu