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Collecting since its founding in 1948, Preservation Long Island is home to what is recognized as one of the most significant regional assemblages of material culture in New York State. Both diverse and comprehensive, Preservation Long Island’s collections comprise approximately 3,000 objects and 185 cubic feet of archival materials. Ranging from artistic and technological masterworks, to documentary imagery and everyday artifacts, our collections reveal four centuries of life on Long Island.

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