Rediscover a fascinating story about the travels of Sojourner Truth on Long Island.
Tag: Long Island African American Heritage
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.
Preservation Long Island is pleased to present a 2020 Project Excellence Award to the community sponsors of the Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah Subdivisions (SANS) National Register Historic District Survey and Nomination. This project demonstrates exceptional community-based advocacy for historic preservation and documents significant Jim Crow- and Civil Rights-era […]
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.
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.