Beverly C. Tyler


Beverly C. Tyler is a writer, author, photographer and lecturer on local history. He conducts driving tours, bus  tours and field trips for the Three Village Historical Society to the sites of the  Setauket-based Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring. Discover the stories of the men and women who risked their lives to provide intelligence to General Washington while Long Island was under British control from 1776 to 1783.

Mr. Tyler has appeared on the History Channel’s Histories Mysteries production Spies of the Revolutionary War.

Mr. Tyler writes a local history column, History Close at Hand, for the Village Times Herald. He has written more than 800 local history articles over the past thirty years and his articles have been published in a number of Long Island and regional newspapers and magazines.

Mr. Tyler has written Village Green Program: A Teacher's Guide published 2002 and Discover Setauket, Brookhaven's Original Settlement, 3rd ed. published 2003, which was accepted for use in all Three Village School District 4th grade classes. His most recent books, which include his color photographs are Walk Through History: A Guided Walking Tour of Brookhaven’s Original Settlement in Setauket published in 2005 and Frank Melville Memorial Park: Seasons published in 2012.


Ready to explore your local history and environment? Contact us!

Bev Tyler: 631-928-9534

Three Village Historical Society: 631-751-3730

PO Box 96

East Setauket, Long Island

New York 11733


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East Setauket, Long Island, New York 11733

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