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Cold Spring Harbor
Creating a New County: Nassau / E. Smits. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.129-144; Spring 1999.
The history and creation of Nassau County, with slight notations on the formation of Queens County as well. Towns are noted as having had an impact on how the county was founded. Information dates back to 1784.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Cold Spring Harbor -- Biology
Island's Part in Biological Work / C. Davenport. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.103-104; Jun. 1944.
A short article about the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences and the role of Director Franklin Hooper in helping to make Long Island known for it's biological work. Also created was the Long Island Biological Association and the creation of the Cold Spring Harbor laboratory.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Cold Spring Harbor -- Forging
Long Islands' Revolutionary Counterfeiting Plot / E. Smits. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 1; p.16-25; Spring 1962.
During the start Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress started printing specially authorized bills that would be used as currency rather than the British equivalent. Afraid of forgers, the Congress declared a death penalty for anyone caught forging new money. Isaac Ketcham and Henry Dawkins were two forgers from Cold Spring that were brought to Huntington before being transferred to prison in New York City. They were held for a short time at the Nath. William's Tavern, along with Isaac and Israel Youngs and J. Anderson.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Cold Spring Harbor -- Historic Buildings
Don't Tear That Old House Down! / P. Dunbar. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 2; p.1-13; Fall 1962.
An article written in protest against the deliberate destruction of historic homes and buildings by towns looking to expand or develop (either private or commercial). Several towns are noted by the author as having many historical buildings, and notes that not only is it part of Long Island heritage, but adds drive for tourism. He also notes that each area of Long Island has its own architectural history that is unique and distinct to New York. His goal is to enact a state recognized committee for the controlled declaration of historic (and untouchable districts).
Illustrations or Maps: No


Cold Spring Harbor -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 1) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 1; p.11-13; Jan. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Cold Spring Harbor -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 2) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 2; p.11-13; Feb. 1944.
The second part of a very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Cold Spring Harbor -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 5) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 5; p.89-90, 94; May. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them. This article contains more history before coming to the 1936 conclusion.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Cold Spring Harbor -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 6) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.109-112; Jun. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them. This discusses the 1700s in more depth, and how the Indians assimilated into European culture.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Cold Spring Harbor -- Indians of North America
The Indians of Long Island (part 7) / J. Morice. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 7; p.131-134; Jul. 1944.
A very detailed article about various Native American tribes and their impact on the first Long Island settlers. The article gives details on what happened to the Native Americans as the Dutch and English settlers moved into Long Island. It also discusses how specific towns have come to be named after the Native Americans that once inhabited them. An article that details the Indians of the 18th and 19th century, the involvement of former President Jefferson, and some notations about the Indian languages.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Cold Spring Harbor -- Long Island Railroad Company
The Long Island Rail Road: Still on Track After Years / M. Smith. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.28-29, 37; Mar. 1984.
A very long article about the history of the Long Island Rail Road, and how it operates today. A listing of towns and stops are given in the article, through paragraphs.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Cold Spring Harbor -- Motor Parkway
Vanderbilt's Motor Parkway / R. Wines. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 2; p.14-28; Fall 1962.
The story of the construction of the now abandoned Vanderbilt Parkway. Originally designed for safe and hazard free racing, the Vanderbilt Speedway eventually Failed. This is one of the towns where 'public' races where held, allowing motorists to use public roads. Vanderbilt thought this was asking for trouble and attempted to create a private racing road.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Cold Spring Harbor -- 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


Cold Spring Harbor -- Presidents
Suffolk County Lured Presidents / C. Ditmars. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 2; p.7, 20-21; Mar. 1938.
An article about the Presidential influences on Long Island, including T. R. Roosevelt, William Harrison, & Ulysses S. Grant. It also includes some information about First Lady, Anna Symmes.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Cold Spring Harbor -- Vikings
The Vikings on Long Island / F. Pohl. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 4; p.1-8; Fall 1966.
A historical account of the landing of Vikings on Long Island, dating from the 1400s. He induced some biographical accounts of Leif Karlsefni, a famous Viking. The author lists several towns that played an important role in in Karlsefni's mapping of Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Cold Spring Harbor -- Whaling
Cold Spring Harbor Whaling / T. Bleecker. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 10; p.187-188; Oct. 1943.
A very short article about the whaling history in Cold Spring Harbor, and how it influenced the towns around it. The whaling industry had such an impact in the town that it lasted until about 1904, and the town's economic status was developed as a result. The town currently has several buildings dedicated to whaling history.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes



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