Preservation Long Island has been introducing visitors to Jupiter Hammon, America’s first published black poet, at Joseph Lloyd Manor since the house opened to the public in the 1980s. Hammon’s life and writings offer an exceptionally nuanced view of slavery and freedom on Long Island before and after the American Revolution. […]
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Preservation Long Island is pleased to welcome Kathleen Hennessy, a trustee of the Friends of the Coltrane Home, as a guest contributor. The John and Alice Coltrane Home was named one of Preservation Long Island’s Endangered Historic Places in 2011. Soon after, the house appeared on the National Trust’s 11 […]
Old Huntington Firehouse at 235 Main Street is one of the community’s great civic buildings. Unfortunately, its significance as an important site of civic heritage has never been officially recognized.
Do you know of an endangered historic place in your Long Island community? We invite you to submit a nomination today!
Submissions are due Friday, November 30, 2018.
September 15th is Culper Spy Day and Preservation Long Island is jumping into the action by opening the Sherwood-Jayne House (ca. 1730) in East Setauket for tours, cider, and donuts. But, Patriots beware! Loyalist William “Big Bill” Jayne II (1732–1802) will be prowling the premises. This is the 4th year that organizations […]
Date: Friday, August 24, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Pack a picnic dinner, spread out your blanket on the lawn, and come see Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory together with family and friends.