The painful effects of racial bias and the long legacy of slavery are now on full display in our country. Honest communication about race and the legacy of slavery in America is necessary to initiate change and foster a more equitable society. Through the Jupiter Hammon project, Preservation Long Island encourages people to enter into dialogue with those around them, to examine their own biases, and work towards true equality in words and in practice.
In case you missed it or want an encore viewing, Curator Lauren Brincat’s June 5th appearance on the Brooklyn Historical Society’s Bite-Size History lunchtime series is now available online.
Our Preservation Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of individuals, organizations, and projects that demonstrate excellence in historic preservation including stewardship, restoration, adaptive reuse, design, advocacy, and partnership.
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Are you, like us, among the 11 million people worldwide virtually escaping to the world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch? Now you can add a little bit of Long Island history to your virtual home! We’ve specially recreated the 18th-century painted wall decorations from Preservation Long Island’s own Sherwood-Jayne House.
As history unfolds around us, Preservation Long Island seeks to collect objects that tell the diverse stories of Long Islanders living through the COVID-19 pandemic.