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Discover Long Island’s FREE Community Partner Program & other support

Attention all Long Island museums, historic sites, and other preservation-related organizations! Discover Long Island is offering a FREE Community Partner Program to support businesses and organizations that serve our region’s $6.1 billion tourism industry during the COVID-19 emergency. While you’re visiting the Discover Long Island website, be sure to take […]

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Joseph Lloyd Manor Featured in Newsday for Black History Month

Our Curator, Lauren Brincat, gave Newsday a tour of Joseph Lloyd Manor in Lloyd Harbor, where Jupiter Hammon, one of the 18th century’s most important literary voices, rose from slavery to become the first African-American poet to be published in the United States. Read the article and watch Lauren’s guided tour of the house.

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Endangered Places Update: American Venice’s Winged Lions

UPDATE!  In 2019, after years of neglect and little dialogue with community members, the owner of the marina property located at the former American Venice Administration Plaza/Laguna San Marco sold it to Angelo Costanza of Blue Marlins Boats. With support from the American Venice Civic Association, Mary Cascone (Babylon Town […]