Sag Harbor’s SANS Historic District is now officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places!

Read more about the latest exciting news from SANS in The East Hampton Star as well as 27east.com. Congratulations!

Preservation Long Island has been an ardent supporter of SANS residents’ effort, lead by Renee Simons, to gain recognition for their important historical community and served as an advisor for both the National Register survey and nomination prepared by project consultant Dr. Allison McGovern. Preservation Long Island’s research about the district’s historical significance is highlighted in Newsday’s article, Push to preserve Sag Harbor’s historic African American district, which discusses recent progress towards national recognition.

To learn more about the historically African American resort community read our blog posts The Founding and Future of Sag Harbor’s Azurest Subdivision and The Visionary Women of Sag Harbor’s Historic Azurest Community.

A SANS community gathering in Ninevah at the hand-built home of James and Barbara Brannen. Photo from the collection of John Pickens, courtesy of Sag Harbor Express.

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