Preservation Action Alert

Celebrate Black History Month and More!


Public Information Meeting
Today at 6pm


February 3, 2021, 6:00 PM
Virtual Meeting via Zoom:


Help protect the legacy of York Hall (one of our 2017 Endangered Historic Places), the Kings Park Psychiatric Center, and the many significant publicly owned resources at Nissequogue River State Park!

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region invites members of the public to attend a virtual information meeting about the Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan.

Any questions regarding the Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan should be emailed to:


Black History Month Events

Northport-East Northport Public Library hosts Sarah Kautz, Preservation Director, Preservation Long Island, for a virtual program:
Historic Preservation for Long Island Communities: Huntington & Northport

Date: Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
Time: 7:00pm–8:30pm

Discussion will include three important local sites associated with prominent African Americans, including the Peter Crippin House (Huntington), Booker T. Washington’s Summer House (Fort Salonga), and the John and Alice Coltrane Home (Dix Hills).

Register Here


Zoom Webinar 

Friday, February 26, 2021
10am to 11am

Whether you joined us for one, two or all three Jupiter Hammon Project Virtual Roundtables presented virtually last fall, we want to thank you for being part of the conversation! If you were unable to participate last year, this is an opportunity to join the conversation!

Project Manager, Christina Ferwerda, and Darren St. George, Preservation Long Island Director of Education and Public Programs, will present findings from the first phase of the Jupiter Hammon Project that explores the legacy of enslavement on Long Island.

If you missed a Virtual Roundtable or want to watch again, Phase I Roundtable recordings are available on the Jupiter Hammon Project main page.

Register Here


“Manor to Manor: Shaping America – The Connection of Three Generations of African and European Descendants”

Sunday, February 28, 2021
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Hosted by Sylvester Manor Educational Farm
To register contact:

Moderated by Dr. Georgette Grier-Key, Executive Director, Eastville Community Historical Society, with panelists Lauren Brincat, Curator, Preservation Long Island and Donnamarie Barnes, Curator, Sylvester Manor, this talk will explore the connections between the families of Sylvester Manor, on Shelter Island, NY and Joseph Lloyd Manor in Lloyd Harbor, NY.


New Blog Post!

The Peter Crippen House, a site of significance to the Town of Huntington’s African American history was the subject of a recent archeological study. Sarah Kautz, Preservation Long Island’s Director of Preservation and Advocacy Services attended the second day of the archaeological dig that began in January.

Read Blog Post


Jupiter Hammon Project Featured in

The Magazine of the Decoratve Arts Trust Winter Issue! 

We are pleased to share Curator, Lauren Brincat’s article “Jupiter Hammon Project: Confronting Slavery at Long Island’s Joseph Lloyd Manor” which brings national exposure to our long-term initiative to transform how we engage our community in the interpretation of Joseph Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.

Read Article


The Gotham Center For New York City History
Discount for Preservation Long Island Members!

The Gotham Center is now offering Preservation Long Island members a special 10% discount on their excellent GothamEd online courses! ​These short seminars cover a variety of fascinating topics and are taught by leading scholars—a great opportunity for anyone interested in taking a deep dive into New York City history.


Click HERE for more information.





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