Rediscover a fascinating story about the travels of Sojourner Truth on Long Island.
Tag: Long Island’s African American Heritage
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!
POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW COVER–NEW DATE TBA.
Preservation Long Island has been introducing visitors to Jupiter Hammon, America’s first published black poet, at Joseph Lloyd Manor since the house opened to the public in the 1980s. Hammon’s life and writings offer an exceptionally nuanced view of slavery and freedom on Long Island before and after the American Revolution.