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Babylon
Babylon, Gateway to the Sunrise / J. Horan. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.11-12; Mar. 1982.
The article is a detailed history of Babylon, from the towns inception in 1683 to present day. Historical buildings, such as the Town House, Methodist Episcopal Church, American house, and Argyle Lake.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Babylon
Suffolk, Ocean Bulwark of State / C. Ditmars. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 1; p.5-6, 14, 18-22; Jan. 1938.
An article that discusses the establishment of Suffolk county, along with a quick note about the towns established in the county. A large part of the article notates Montauk Point.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Babylon
The Birth of Nassau County (part 1) / G. Weeks, Jr. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 11; p.299-230; Nov. 1940.
A detailed, but brief, article about the founding of Nassau County. It primarily focuses on the politics, governmental issues, and who was involved. The towns mentioned in the article were in relation to county development and home-towns of county leaders.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Babylon -- Birds
The Swan Is On Trial / E. DeMott. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 2; p.4; Mar. 1938.
A brief article about the swans adorning Argyle Lake in Babylon. It also discusses the death of a two year old boy who disappeared while playing with the swans. Swans are seen as dangerous, even if beautiful.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Babylon -- Blythebourne
Blythebourne: A Community That Was Swallowed UP / N. Litchfield. Journal of Long Island History, Vol.4, No. 3; p.28-39; Summer 1964.
Because of the growth in surrounding towns, such as Brooklyn, Blythebourne eventually became an annexed part of other towns.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Babylon -- 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


Babylon -- Education
Long Island's Earliest Schools (part 2) / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.127, 129-130; Jul. 1944.
A detailed article about the first English and Dutch schools that were developed while the island was being settled. The article begins in the late 1600s and ends at around 1720. The article goes into detail about the education levels, the religious impact on education, and the differences between the English and Dutch schools. An image of the Clinton Academy, and a listing of attendance statistics are included.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Babylon -- 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, towns he drove through, and famous places.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Babylon -- 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 on Long Island, focusing on several towns that have seen expansion recently. The towns listed are listed as having had an impact on the industrial changes on 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


Babylon -- Masonry
Suffolk's Earliest Masonry / S. Cooper. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 12; p.277-278; Dec. 1941.
An article about the Masons and their various lodges in Suffolk county. The author of the article was a Mason Master. An image of Hallock's Inn is featured, where the Masons met. The article includes brief accounts by the major Masonic leaders.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Babylon -- Peconic County
State of the Island: Peconic County: To Be or Not To Be? / R. Wunderlich. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 9, No. 2; p.140-144; Spring 1997.
A brief statistical article giving which towns and counties have the largest population. It discusses the debate on creating a new county in Long Island, called Peconic County.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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