The practice of chattel slavery in New York has a long history. Rather than ending slavery outright, New York enacted a series of gradual emancipation laws that created slow and often complicated paths towards freedom.
Edward Lange’s “Huntington Brown Brothers Huntington Pottery” just returned from conservation! Learn about the treatment and history of this important painting of one of Long Island’s oldest and largest potteries.
An update on the site’s deeper history and noteworthy design.
Preservation Long Island has embarked on a project to assess and make accessible collections of photographs, manuscripts, and personal papers. Learn about a project to catalog and digitize the personal papers of our founder, Howard C. Sherwood.
Preservation Long Island welcomes guest blogger Robert E. Lewis, president of the Setauket-based non-profit Higher Ground Inter-Cultural & Heritage Associates, for an update on the Eato House restoration and a discussion of the site’s fascinating history.
Is your local government a Certified Local Government? Local governments play a vital role in our ability to preserve, protect, and increase awareness about cultural heritage found in the built environment on Long Island and across the country.