We’re excited to announce a new VIRTUAL TOUR featuring one of Preservation Long Island’s great historic properties. You can now explore Joseph Lloyd Manor House from anywhere with just the click of a mouse! Our new virtual tour gives you special access to this historic house while taking you back in time to the eve of British occupation during the Revolutionary War.
Tag: Long Island’s African American Heritage
Completed in 1767 for Joseph Lloyd, the second lord of the Manor of Queens Village, the Joseph Lloyd Manor House was the seat of a 3,000 acre agricultural estate. The British occupied it during the Revolutionary War and it was the home of Jupiter Hammon, one of the first published […]
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 […]
Preservation Long Island has been introducing visitors to Jupiter Hammon, America’s first published black poet, at Joseph Lloyd Manor ever since the house was 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 […]