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The history of Long Island

Benjamin F. Thompson

The history of Long Island

from its discovery and settlement, to the present time : with many important and interesting matters, including notices of numerous individuals and families : also a particular account of the different churches and ministers

by Benjamin F. Thompson

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Published by Gould, Banks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Long Island (N.Y.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Benjamin F. Thompson
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 95469
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15357707M

      Since then he has published twenty-seven books, for a total of more than three thousand pages, including five titles on Long Island's history and seven titles on New York City's history. His first book for The History Press was published in Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. The books may be purchased through the Long Island Studies Institute at , or at many of Long Island's better museum book shops, for example, the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead, the Jamesport Country Store, and the Old Bethpage Village Restoration.

    Long Island was the home of a branch of the prominent Roosevelt family, including author Robert Roosevelt, and his more famous nephew, President Theodore Roosevelt, who built a summer home at Sagamore Hill on the North Shore of Nassau County – on the outskirts of Oyster Bay. Roosevelt Field was named after Quentin Roosevelt, Theodore's son. A History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, Volume 1 - Ebook written by Peter Ross. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read A History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, Volume 1.

    Best Long Island Books & Movies. As one who loves Long Island I like to read and collect books about Long Island and/or written by Long Island authors. I especially enjoy attending book signings so I can meet the authors and have my books personalized. On this page you find brief reviews of the Long Island related books & movies. Water & Ice is a significant addition to maritime history and to New York and Long Island history as well. —Natalie A. Naylor. Professor Emerita. Hofstra University. The scholarship and passion that went into this book overwhelmed me, even as the drama kept me sailing through to the end. This is a book that deserves a wide audience.


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Long Island's history is filled with fascinating firsts, magnificent mansions and captivating characters. From Glenn Curtiss, the first pilot to fly a plane on the island, to Earle Ovington, who carried the country's first airmail, the area has been known as the cradle of aviation/5(8).

The Long Island, New York Histories book collection is a group of 25 books that detail the history of Long Island - primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of the books are illustrated; showcasing specific events relating to key points in the history and development of Long Island during this period as well as details of some of its most important and influential : Multimedia CD.

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Filled with historic photographs, old Pages:. A History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, Volume 2 A History of Long Island: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, William Smith Pelletreau: Authors: Peter Ross, William Smith Pelletreau: Publisher: Lewis publishing Company, Original from: Pennsylvania State University: Digitized:   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK History of Long Island from its discovery and settlement to the present time Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center Language English Volume 2.

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