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 geographic Long Island! And bravo to all the local advocates, including the Eastville Community Historical Society and Elmhurst History & Cemeteries Preservation Society, for their continuing work to save these important places!

A recent community gathering on the beach at SANS.
Historical map showing Elmhurst’s African American Cemetery.

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