One year later, Preservation Long Island shares acquisition highlights from its “Preserving the Present: Collecting in the Time of Covid-19” initiative.
Intern Blog Takeover: What I Learned About Long Island History and the Life of Jupiter Hammon
Preservation Long Island intern explores her experience learning about and researching Jupiter Hammon and Joseph Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
Mary Lloyd and Phillis Wheatley: Women of Influence in Jupiter Hammon’s World
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.
The Visionary Women of Sag Harbor’s Historic Azurest Community
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!
A Significant Gift to the Collection: Portraits of the Lloyd Family
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.
Sharing Results from Phase 1 of the Jupiter Hammon Project
In 2019, we started the Jupiter Hammon Project as the lead component of a larger initiative to establish a more equitable interpretation of Joseph Lloyd Manor. The Jupiter Hammon Project Phase 1 full report is now available!