Nicholas Vega, collections and curatorial intern and 2023 Gardiner Young Scholar, shares his research on the provocative seventeenth-century portrait of Elizabeth Tailer Nelson (1667–1734), the mother-in-law of Henry Lloyd of Queens Village.
Learn about the development of Long Island’s professional textile industry and the broader historical events that shaped its growth during the first half of the nineteenth century.
If you are interested in sharing your love of history with others, contributing to our understanding of Long Island’s past, and joining an organization dedicated to the protection of cultural heritage, consider volunteering with us this season!
Become a key contributor to an ongoing inventory project. Work directly with our collections to improve the intellectual control and physical well-being of 2,500 items across four properties. Part-time, grant-funded position.
Get involved in planning the future of Nissequogue River State Park to help protect the legacy of York Hall (one of our 2017 Endangered Historic Places). Public meetings announced for December 13th and December 15th.
Explore over 100 artworks by German immigrant artist Edward Lange who depicted Long Island communities with precise detail during the 1870s and 80s. Featuring high-resolution photography, an interactive map, and new research, the website is a valuable resource for understanding Long Island’s history and its ever-evolving landscapes.