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Brookhaven
Middle Island's Old Post Office / T. Baylers. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 11; p.203, 212; Nov. 1945.
A short but detailed article about Middle Island's Old Post Office. The article begins with the post office's conception in 1800, where the post office services were held. and how the mailing costs were collected, The article also depicts some biographical information regarding the first post master. It also includes information about Brookhaven's first post office. Images include a picture of the Middle Island Post Office.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven
Suffolk County in Olden Times (1644-1770) / H. Onderbonk, Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 5, No. 4; p.13-38; Fall 1965.
A chronological listing of the history of Suffolk County, but only using larger and well known towns. Depending on date, and how much information was available, some listings are more detailed than others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven
Suffolk County in Olden Times (1771-1790) / H. Onderbonk, Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 1; p.15-36; Winter 1966.
A continuation of the chronological listing of the history of Suffolk County, but only using larger and well known towns. Depending on date, and how much information was available, some listings are more detailed than others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven
Suffolk County in Olden Times (1791-1827) / H. Onderbonk, Jr. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.23-41; Spring 1966.
A continuation of the chronological listing of the history of Suffolk County, but only using larger and well known towns. Depending on date, and how much information was available, some listings are more detailed than others.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven
Town Meeting Days in Brookhaven / T. Bayles. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 12; p.225-226; Dec. 1945.
A short article about the meeting house, and town activities during the 1800s in Brookhaven. Town meetings were first held at Richard Smith's home, before moving to other locations. The article also discusses the development of Polls, the building of the meeting house, election processes, and it's relationship to the towns around it.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Church History
Church Days During Revolution (Part 3 of SHHC) / G. Borthwick. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 8; p.9-10, 18; Aug. 1939.
This article finishes the South Haven Church article by Borthwick in previous editions. This article focuses exclusively on the role that the South Haven Church played in the Revolutionary War, and how it's role impacted surrounding areas.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Church history
South Haven's Historic Church / G. Borthwick. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No.6; p.9-10, 21-22; Jun. 1939.
A very detailed article about the history of Brookhaven and the subsequent town of South Haven, and the historic church that lays at the center. The article details the history of the church since it's conception in 1655 to modern day views. It also goes in to detail about how the church influenced Brookhaven and the surrounding areas.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Church history
South Haven's Historic Church (Part 2) / G. Borthwick. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 7; p.9-10, 20-21; Jul. 1939.
A more detailed focus on the Brookhaven area and the South Haven Church. The article goes into great detail of how the South Haven Church has influenced the surrounding areas. It is an article that is continued into a third part.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven -- Church history
Tale of an Old Church / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 4; p.71-72; Apr. 1942.
A brief article about founding of Setauket and the church at the center of town. The church was used as a town meeting hall and the main meeting center. The article also discusses who founded the church and ran the church.\
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Church history
Tale of an Old Church (part 2) / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 5; P.95-96; May. 1942.
A continuation of "Tale of an Old Church," focusing on the structure itself and Nathaniel Tooker's involvement with the church.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Church history
Tale of an Old Church (part 3) / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 6; p.115-116; Jun. 1942.
A continuation of "Tale of an Old Church," focusing on the structure itself and focuses on the role of the church in the Revolutionary War. Of special note is the battle that was fought on the green in front of the church by Col. Parsons.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Church history
Tale of an Old Church (part 5) / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 8; p.145-146, 150; Aug. 1942.
A continuation of "Tale of an Old Church," focusing on the church's early 19th century history, along with the biographical account of the new parson who lead the church just before the Civil War.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven -- Church history
The Historic Coram Church / T. Bayles. Long Island Forum, Vol. 9, No. 1; p.5-6, 15; Jan. 1946.
This article focuses on the town of Brookhaven's First Baptist Church, originally built in the 17th century. The church was a meeting house as well as a church. The church was on public lands until the mid 1800s. Article is written as a research essay, including the examination of newspapers, church records, and other supporting documents.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Culture
Literary Culture on Long Island, 1640-1700 / C. Auser. Journal of Long Island History, Vol.4, No. 2; p.19-25; Spring 1964.
A short article about the education and religious education of the population of Long Island. Some towns are noted as having made special strides toward religious education.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven -- Diaries
A Trip Through Long Island in 1744 / O. Shaw. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 6; p.103-104,117-118; Jun. 1945.
The article is a reproduction from a diary of three passengers who traveled through Long Island. The author of the article does not know who the travelers were, or why they had come to Long Island. They noted each town they stopped in.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Early Schools
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 around 1720. The article goes into details about the education level, the religious impact of education, and the differences between the English and Dutch schools. Image of the Clinton Academy, and a listing of attendance statistics.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


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


Brookhaven -- Patchogue Congregational Church
The Patchogue Congregational Church (part 1) / F. Overton. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 6; p.103-106; Jun. 1943.
A detailed article about the history of the Patchogue Congregational Church and it's relationship to the town. The church was founded in January 1743, and is still in session today. The first part of the article covers the founding of the Church until about 1765.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Patchogue Congregational Church
The Patchogue Congregational Church (part 2) / F. Overton. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 7; p.131-134; Jul. 1943.
A detailed article about the history of the Patchogue Congregational Church and it's relationship to the town. The second part of the article covers from 1765 to about 1791. It also gives more details about the church founding, a history of the church building, and the people who ran it.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- 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 quick statistical article with a numeric rundown of which towns and counties have the largest population. It goes into the debate of the creation of a new county in Long Island, called Peconic County.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven -- Pirates
The Rise and Fall of a Myth: Land Piracy on Long Island / R. Ireland. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 7, No. 2; p.24-35; Summer/Fall 1967.
A quick article about the shipwrecks off Long Island, and the pirates that plundered the sea. Detailed accounts of how various towns were involved in piracy, as well as notations on visits by such famous pirates as Captain Kidd.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven -- Privateering
Privateering by Long Islanders in the American Revolution / C. Nelson. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 1; p.25-34; Fall 1974.
A very short article about how Privateering changed the course of the American revolution when Admiral Lord Howe landed on Long Island. Mostly an overview, focusing on a few key figures, but mentions three important towns where standoffs or confirmations occurred.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven -- Satterly Family
Incidents in the Satterly Family / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 1; p.13-14; Jan. 1945.
A short companion piece to a previous article about the Satterly House and Mill that was previously published. The article focuses on the house located in Brookhaven, and some information on the family as it moved between it's multiple houses.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Brookhaven -- Storms
Historic Storms and Gales on Island (Part 1 of 3) / O. Shaw. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 1; p.9-10, 19; Jan. 1939.
A detailed article that compiles a listing of storm damaged towns, and much like the American Heritage articles, explains the damage done by storms to the Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Brookhaven -- Whaling
Whaling is Different Today / R. Coburn. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 1; p.5, 7-8; Jan. 1945.
A detailed article about whaling life on the various parts on Long Island, and how it has changed over the course of it's history. The primary focus of the article is on the modern view on whaling, and what kind of whales are hunted for off the cost of Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes



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