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.
Preservation Long Island joins the Peconic Land Trust and others to support plans to establish a center for writing, conservation, and Zen at the influential author’s Sagaponack homestead.
Preservation Long Island has been introducing visitors to Jupiter Hammon, one of America’s first published Black writers, at Joseph Lloyd Manor since the house opened to the public in the 1980s. Hammon’s life and writings offer an exceptionally nuanced view of slavery and freedom on Long Island before and after the American Revolution.
Preservation Long Island is proud to be the steward of a robust collection of decorative arts and material culture that reveal life on Long Island long ago. Guest blogger and volunteer, Gary Hammond, explores the history behind one intriguing object in our 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.