As always our many thanks go out to you, our supporters and volunteers.
Over the past 30 years, the Ketcham Inn Foundation has developed an exceptional working relationship with municipal agencies, and public/private funding sources. Our partners in preservation and restoration extend way beyond the following list:
New York Community Trust, Long Island Community Foundation
  • discretionary funds for general support
New York State Office of Parks and Recreation and Historic Preservation 
  • acquisition of historic site through an EQBA grant (81 Main St, Center Moriches)
  • continuing restoration through EPF grants
 Dahlquist Foundation, Inc
  • grant for required restoration c.1693.
Suffolk County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation
  • grant for educational material, educational coloring book depicting colonial life
  • grant for transcribing and printing 1923 diary,  three women vacationing at Forge River Life Saving Station
  • grant for building materials
Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, Inc. 
  • significant funds granted for the completion of the interior of the Inn
  • provided funds for the development of Historic Cooking Program
Gerry Charitable Trust Fund
  • grants secured for the completion of required building fabric
Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society
  • Robert H. Pelletreau Distinguished Service Award 2001,  in Historic Preservation to Bertram E. Seides with his meritorious efforts in historic preservation
Preservation Long Island 
  • Howard C. Sherwood Award 2002  to Bertram E. Seides for saving Ketcham Inn, Center Moriches, creating historic districts and advocating historic preservation on the South Shore.
  • E. Anne Hayes, Attorney at Law
  • Tara A. Kavanagh, Attorney at Law
  • Thomas Morgan Cardoza, ESQ
Other Corporate Sponsors
  • Edible Magazine
  • News12
  • Old House Journal
  • Fine Art Magazine
  • Farber Blicht Eyerman Herzog, L.L.P.
  • Moriches Offshore Reef Fund, Inc.
  • Riverhead Building Supply
  • Home Depot
  • Learner, Saul, & Eleanor Foundation, Inc.
  • House Magazine
  • Morgan MacWhinnie American Antiques
  • William Marx Foundation
  • Richard and Mary Morrison Foundation

Board of Directors  
Ketcham Inn Board Members 2020
  • Bertram E. Seides, President
  • Mary E. Field, Vice President
  • Carol Valone, Treasurer 
  • Tom Cardoza, Esq.
  • Willie Hill, Mary E Bell House Chairperson 
  • Carol Saft, Documentary Videographer
  • Linda Quackenbush, Board Member at Large
Book Barn Volunteers:
  • Louise Prescott
  • Tom Cardoza 
  • Zaida Renaldi
  • Elizabeth Ketcham
  • David Weiss
Docent Volunteers
  • Loren Christie
Information Technology Volunteers: 
  • Michelle Baron
  • Mary Rood Hendler
  • Bonnie Bredes
  • Sarah Inzerillo 
Office Volunteers
  • Haley McGonigle, Student  
  • Sophia DiCuffa, Student

Other Volunteers, Families, and Organizations

  • Angelo Giannakos, Blacksmith
  • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Landscaping
  • Rich K. Ely, Tree Service
  • Ted Smith, Excavation 
  • Linda Ruth Tosseti, Babe Ruth Advocate
Ketcham Inn Historic Cook and Educator
  • Diane Schwindt, "Stirring Up History"
Havens Ketcham Cultural Arts & Education Center
Art Gallery
  • Jamie Ellin Forbes, Gallery Director 
Student Art Show Coordinators
  • Bonnie Bredes, Educational Liaison 
  • Laura Sandberg
  • Renee Di Meo
  • Daniel Kudreydo

Volunteer assistance makes a difference and we sincerely thank you

A special THANK YOU to all those who donated during our Annual Membership Drive and          

Thanks for Giving fundraising efforts