Preservation Long Island announces the launch of a major initiative to reinterpret the 18th-century Joseph Lloyd Manor, where Jupiter Hammon (1711–ca.1806), one of the first published African American authors was enslaved and wrote powerfully about the social and moral conflicts slavery raised in the newly formed United States.
Tag: Long Island African American Heritage
Sag Harbor’s SANS community and Elmhurst’s African American Burial Ground are among the Preservation League of New York State’s “Seven to Save 2020-2021”. Thanks to the League for bringing statewide attention to these at-risk historic places on Long Island!
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.
POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW COVER–NEW DATE TBA.
Sag Harbor’s SANS Historic District is now officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places!
Sag Harbor’s historically African American resort community is in the news again!