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Update from Preservation Long Island Regarding COVID-19

Preservation Long Island’s operations are currently limited to the digital space. Working remotely, our staff will respond to inquiries and service requests during regular business hours. Our website and social media platforms will be updated regularly with digital content and will reflect the most current information about our events, public programs, and historic houses.

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Joseph Lloyd Manor Featured in Newsday for Black History Month

Our Curator, Lauren Brincat, gave Newsday a tour of Joseph Lloyd Manor in Lloyd Harbor, where Jupiter Hammon, one of the 18th century’s most important literary voices, rose from slavery to become the first African-American poet to be published in the United States. Read the article and watch Lauren’s guided tour of the house.

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Endangered Places Update: American Venice’s Winged Lions

UPDATE!  In 2019, after years of neglect and little dialogue with community members, the owner of the marina property located at the former American Venice Administration Plaza/Laguna San Marco sold it to Angelo Costanza of Blue Marlins Boats. With support from the American Venice Civic Association, Mary Cascone (Babylon Town […]

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Newly Digitized Images by Port Jefferson Photographer Arthur S. Greene

Last year, Preservation Long Island was fortunate to receive a service grant from the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University as part of their “Digitizing Local History Sources” Project funded by the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. Hundreds of glass plate negatives taken by Port Jefferson photographer, Arthur Greene, are now available for browsing on our digital collections website!