Category: History

Category: History

Folk Lore

Who was King Zong?

Not many people really that Long Island once housed royalty from many different countries and financial empires, resulting in the nickname of the “Gold Coast”.

History

Camp Upton’s Hidden Rail History

General Introduction to Camp Upton’s History Located in the eastern portion of the town of Brookhaven sits what is now known as Brookhaven National Laboratory

History

Floyd Bennett Field

Many New Yorkers may believe that La Guardia and JFK are New York Cities only airports, but little know that New York had 2 other

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History

History of Prosser Pines

It was back in 1812 that “Uncle Billy Dayton” set the first white pine seedlings on his farm in Middle Island on the road to

History

Lighthouse History: Old Field

If you’ve ever traveled on the Port Jefferson ferry you may have noticed a faint beacon in the distance just west of the harbor. Old

History

History of Caumsett State Park

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve reaches from Long Island Sound across Lloyd Neck to Lloyd Harbor and occupies approximately 1,500 acres. Located in the Town

History

The History of Hoyt Farm

Hoyt Farm Town Park, located in the Town of Smithtown, is well known by local residents for it’s numerous recreational and educational activities. The current

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Lighthouse History: Horton Point

While many people travel the North Fork, little know about the vast array of lighthouses that dot its shorelines, nor do they know that Southold