Preservation Long Island is proud to be the steward of a robust collection of decorative arts and material culture—from silver teapots to souvenir plates—that reveal life on Long Island long ago. Guest blogger and collections volunteer, Gary Hammond, explores the history behind one intriguing object in Preservation Long Island’s collection. […]
Guest blogger Katherine Tarascio, a Franklin Square resident and independent scholar, explains why the Franklin Theater (aka Bow Tie Franklin Square Cinemas) is worthy of town landmark designation.
Date: Sunday, September 29, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM
This year’s 30th Long Island Apple Festival is a historic experience for all families to enjoy!
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Join Big Bill in his home at Sherwood-Jayne Farm and hear him explain the TRUTH about George Washington’s pesky band of renegade spies!
“This book about the life and work of Elias Pelletreau makes the past come alive.” Read Lita Solis-Cohen’s full review of our latest publication, Elias Pelletreau: Long Island Silversmith and Entrepreneur, 1726-1810.
Sag Harbor’s SANS Historic District is now officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places!