Happy Holidays and warm wishes for 2020

from all of us at Preservation Long Island  


Photograph of Port Jefferson Harbor from Hills circa 1910 by Arthur S. Greene. Entrance to estate after a snowstorm, possibly Old Field. From the collection of Preservation Long Island.

Hundreds of Arthur Greene’s glass plate negatives are now available for viewing on our website! Click HERE to read about the Digitizing Local History Sources project funded by the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.

The latest issue of Preservation Notes is HERE!
Our newsletter has raised awareness about Long Island’s historic places and the efforts made to preserve them since 1957.


More News…


72nd Antiques Forum:

The American Home

February 21-25, 2020

Preservation Long Island curator,Lauren Brincat, is one of five past Colonial Williamsburg Foundation scholarship recipients to be featured speakers at the Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum. Lauren will be talking about Dutch influence on early Long Island homes and decorative arts.


Job Opportunity 

Visit our website to learn more about our new position with the Jupiter Hammon Project, an initiative to explore historical themes associated with the life of Jupiter Hammon (1711–ca. 1806), the first published African American poet who wrote and was enslaved at Preservation Long Island’s Joseph Lloyd Manor.
Click HERE for the full job description and application instructions.
2019 Annual Appeal
Year in Review and 2020 Preview

It’s not too late for your 2019 donation!

2019 was a strong year for Preservation Long Island. Click HERE  for our year in review and a look at what we have planned for 2020.

Have you read our latest blog post?
Preservation Long Island joins the Peconic Land Trust and others to support plans to establish a center for writing, conservation, and Zen at the Sagaponack homestead of the influential author, Peter Matthiessen. Click on the photo to read the post and learn more about this ongoing preservation effort.
Looking for a unique gift? Browse Our Online Bookstore…
The books in our collection take readers on deep dives into Long Island history through architecture, design, decorative arts, and chronicles of Long Islanders who shaped our shared past.
Preservation Long Island members receive discounts on most titles.






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