Tag: Long Island’s African American Heritage

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The Life and Works of Jupiter Hammon (1711–before 1806)

Preservation Long Island has been introducing visitors to Jupiter Hammon, one of America’s first published Black writers, 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.

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Educate and Elevate: The John and Alice Coltrane Home in Dix Hills

Preservation Long Island is pleased to welcome Kathleen Hennessy, a trustee of the Friends of the Coltrane Home, as a guest contributor. The John and Alice Coltrane Home was named one of Preservation Long Island’s Endangered Historic Places in 2011. Soon after, the house appeared on the National Trust’s 11 […]

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The Founding and Future of Sag Harbor’s Azurest Subdivision

Rapid redevelopment threatens the historical landscape of Sag Harbor’s remarkable SANS community. Learn about the urgent preservation needs of this locally, regionally, and nationally important neighborhood, focusing on the creation of Azurest, the earliest of the three subdivisions, founded by women of color in the late Jim Crow era.

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The Revolution at Lloyd Manor: A New Virtual Tour

We’re excited to announce a new VIRTUAL TOUR featuring one of Preservation Long Island’s great historic properties.  You can now explore Joseph Lloyd Manor House from anywhere with just the click of a mouse! Our new virtual tour gives you special access to this historic house while taking you back in time to the eve of British occupation during the Revolutionary War.