Seventy years ago, SPLIA was founded. At its center was Howard C. Sherwood, a wealthy urban antiquarian who bequeathed to the Society his collection of American antiques and the 18th-century Sherwood-Jayne Farm.
Tag: Long Island History
Many thanks to all who made our Annual Benefit on June 29, 2018 a success! Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music in a beautiful garden setting. The evening included tours of Highwood house and gardens.
Click HERE to view our book collection. Preservation Long Island’s long tradition of publication has contributed significantly to fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of Long Island’s cultural heritage. Through the development of studies, catalogues, and monographs, Preservation Long Island’s original publications, and curated book offerings provide opportunities to explore […]
Preservation Long Island is a not-for-profit organization committed to working with Long Islanders to protect, preserve, and celebrate our cultural heritage through advocacy, education, and the stewardship of historic sites and collections. We were founded in 1948 as the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities in response to […]