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Amityville
The Story of Amityville / H. Horton. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 11; p.205-208, 215-216; Nov. 1942.
A detailed history of Amityville, which until 1850, did not have an official name and often was annexed as part of the surrounding towns. The article discusses the founding of the town, and the town's role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. A large part of the article is dedicated to the modern day efforts in conservation.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Amityville -- Civil War
Brooklyn and Long Island Sanity Fair: 1864 / H. Styker-Rodda. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 1; p.1-17; Winter 1964.
During the midst of the Civil War, women in Brooklyn and New York City held Sanitary fairs to raise money to aid the families of those fighting. Many towns on Long Island held smaller versions of the Brooklyn and New York Sanitary Fair, and they each raised a substantial sum of money.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Amityville -- Gardening
The Garden Clubs of Long Island / [No author]. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 8; p.15, 18; Oct. 1938.
An article about the various Long Island garden clubs, and the people that work hard to maintain the land around the towns. The article itself is an invitation to join the clubs.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Amityville -- George Washington
George Washington and Long Island / K. Stryker-Rodda. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 1, No. 1; p. 8-21; Spring 1961.
An article discussing President George Washington's tour of Long Island from the 19th of April 1780 to the 24th April 1780. He stopped in many towns, and stayed overnight in quite a few of them. He kept a journal of when and where he stopped, the towns he drove through, and famous places.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Amityville -- Industrialization
Industrial Zone for Island / M. Dobson. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 2; p.25-26, 30; Feb. 1941.
A very detailed article about the industrial boom of Long Island, focusing on several towns that have seen expansion recently. The towns mentioned are noted as having had an impact on the industrial changes of Long Island. It also discusses the National Defense Program's influences, as well as the Department of Education, and the Long Island Rail Road's influence.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Amityville -- Maps
Long Island Triangulated: Nineteenth-Century Maps and Charts of the U.S. Coast Survey / D. Allen. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.191-207; Spring 1994.
An article about Ferdinand Hassler's mapping of Long Island in the 19th century. Hassler was commissioned by President Jefferson to make a complete and accurate survey of the Cost Shore of Long Island. He used several larger towns as reference points. Images are included.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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