The Art of Edward Lange Project is now underway at Preservation Long Island and aims to enrich our understanding of late nineteenth-century Long Island using a collection of historic paintings and drawings.
One year later, Preservation Long Island shares acquisition highlights from its “Preserving the Present: Collecting in the Time of Covid-19” initiative.
Preservation Long Island intern explores her experience learning about and researching Jupiter Hammon and Joseph Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
New research into the life and writings of Mary Lloyd suggests that she and Phillis Wheatley played a more significant role in the social and intellectual world of Jupiter Hammon than previously acknowledged.
To celebrate Women’s History Month we are happy to share a blog from our archives about two visionary African American sisters, one a Brooklyn school teacher and the other an accomplished architect, who founded a summer community now listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places!
Preservation Long Island is pleased to announce the gift of a group of important early American portraits from descendants of the Nelson and Lloyd families of Boston and Long Island.