Grant funding from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation will support a restoration project at the historic Rev. David Eato and Mary Baker Eato House in Setauket.
Tag: Long Island African American Heritage
The Peter Crippen House, a site of significance to the Town of Huntington’s African American history, was the subject of a recent archaeological study.
Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 (via Zoom)
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Hosted by Northport-East Northport Public Library, the discussion will include three important local sites associated with prominent African Americans, including the Peter Crippin House, Booker T. Washington’s Summer House, and the John and Alice Coltrane Home.
Rediscover a fascinating story about the travels of Sojourner Truth on Long Island.
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, we encourage all to enter into dialogue with those around them, to examine their own biases, and work towards true equality in words and in practice.
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.