Want to find out about Orient’s Historic District? Looking for detailed information about a specific property? Look no further than New York State’s Cultural Resource Information System: https://cris.parks.ny.gov

Only properties on the Southold Landmarks List are subject to review by the Historic Preservation Commission

Here’s how to navigate:

  1. Go to the CRIS website: https://cris.parks.ny.gov
  2. Agree to the “Disclaimer”
  3. Click on “Proceed as Guest”
  4. Click on “Search” at the top of the page
  5. Click on the “Spatial” tab
  6. Using “Option B” type in the address you’re interested in and click “Search”
  7. A map containing the address you searched for appears
  8. Click on a property and click “View” to see the details of that property
  9. Click on the yellow and black boxes and then click on “inventory form” (upper right) to see photos and history

Review the slideshow below to see these steps graphically.

CRIS Tutorial

Proceed As Guest

Search

Spatial Search

Search for an Address

View Map

Get Details About a Property

View Property Details

Southold Town also maintains a list of Historic addresses: http://southoldtownny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6073/HT_Registry-101817?bidId=

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Deer Management Forum – Aug. 13, 2022 – 9:30am at Poquatuck Hall

Deer Management Forum – Aug. 13, 2022 – 9:30am at Poquatuck Hall

The Orient Association is hosting a Deer Management Forum on Saturday, August 13th at 9:30 am in Poquatuck Hall. The guest speakers will be:
  • Greg Doroski- Town Board Member and Liaison to the Deer Management Task Force
  • Craig Jobes- Southold Town Environmental Analyst in charge of the hunting program and de facto member of the Deer Management Task Force
  • Arnold Blair- Nassau Point Property Owners Association Deer Committee and member of the Town Deer Management Task Force.
Find out what the Town is doing to control the deer population and see what you can do to help Learn about the rules and regulations that control hunting methods in Southold.
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Orient Water Project Update #2

Orient Water Project Update #2

Now that we are a few months into the Orient water project, I wanted to give you an update on our progress.As you know, we started this project with the goal of assessing, now and in the future:
  1. Ground water quantity
  2. Ground water quality
  3. Surface water health
In each case, we wanted to know whether there are steps that should be taken to improve and protect our water resources. 
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