In April 2019, members toured the historic Brewster House in Setauket. During the American Revolution, Joseph Brewster (cousin of famed American Patriot and Culper spy Caleb Brewster) operated the house as a tavern and general store. Built in 1665, it’s considered the oldest house in the Town of Brookhaven.
In December 2021, members participated in the Wreaths Across America wreath laying ceremony at Calverton National Cemetery. They joined more than 1,000 other volunteers in honoring the nation’s veterans for their service and sacrifice.
In November 2021, Regent Erin Shaw placed a wreath at the gravesite of Capt. Austin Roe as part of a roadside marker dedication and grave marking ceremony hosted by the Long Island Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
In October 2021, members participated in the departure and return ceremonies for Honor Flight Long Island.
In September 2021, Col. Josiah Smith and Anna Smith Strong Chapters hosted a booth at the Brookhaven Country Fair. Members dressed in colonial attire and promoted the DAR to the local community.
On June 1, 2019, the chapter honored Elaine Faith Thompson (leftmost), with the Women in the Arts Award. NYS Senator Monica Martinez and Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine (holding Elaine's painting of George Washington) joined us.
Captain Austin Roe Chapter N.S.C.A.R. marched in the Medford Holiday Parade on December 2, 2017
Our chapter congratulated Longwood High School graduate Janeth Jiminez (pictured here with Honorary Regent & Scholarship Chairman Nancy Wierzbowski) for winning our chapter scholarship, May 2017
Our first Pantry Picnic at Swezey-Avey House on August 6, 2017, was a great success, filling the food pantry at The Veterans' Place in Yaphank
Dale Jacobi (center), past Chapter Registrar, represented the chapter and presented American flags to twelve new U.S. citizens at the Mastic Shirley Library on June 4, 2017
Graham Nathan, a member of Captain Austin Roe Chapter N.S.C.A.R., won first place at the state and regional levels in the JAC Park Stamp Competition. He is pictured here with Dr. J. Nathan, S. Griffing, and N. Zwetch, Past State Regent
Our chapter hosted Gretchen Maresco, NYDAR Chairman of Lineage Research, for a Free Genealogy Workshop at Patchogue-Medford Library on March 12, 2016
On June 2nd, 2012, our chapter joined with the Anna Smith Strong Chapter to honor New York State Regent Denise Doring VanBuren (center) at our annual luncheon.
At our April 8th meeting, Councilman Michael Loguercio presented Corporal William W. Stilwagen, decorated Veteran Marine and guest speaker, with a proclamation declaring April 8th "Bill Stilwagen Day". Pictured l. to r.: State Regent N. Zwetsch, Councilman M. Loguercio, Guest Speaker W. Stilwagen, Chapter Regent Dr. J. Nathan
Chapter members visited and toured two local historical sites—the Ketcham Inn and Havens House—on April 9, 2016.
Members marked the grave of chapter patriot Colonel Josiah Smith, October 2010.