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.
The site is ELIGIBLE for listing on National and State Registers of Historic Places
Guest Blogger and Preservation Long Island Collections Volunteer, Gary Hammond, explores modernist industrial designer Lurelle Van Arsdale Guild (1898–1985), his collection of early Americana, and his little-known Long Island legacy.
A distinctive turn-of-the-century Shingle-style church with significant ties to African American history on Long Island.
Updates on the pending National Register nomination for the Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah subdivisions (SANS).