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Add a Little Long Island History to Your Virtual Home!

Are you, like us, among the 11 million people worldwide virtually escaping to the world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch? Now you can add a little bit of Long Island history to your virtual home! We’ve specially recreated the 18th-century painted wall decorations from Preservation Long Island’s own Sherwood-Jayne House.


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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.