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Freeport
Freeport's Mammoth Marine Industry / C. Jensen. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 5; p.9; Jul. 1938.
A brief article about the history of Freeport harbor, and how it became a town. It also talks about the marine industry that ran from it's founding to present day.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Freeport
From 'free port' to Freeport / J. Horan. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.43, 45; Mar. 1982.
The history of Freeport and it's rich heritage in oyster farming. At one point, it was a free port for ships before becoming a paying port. But the town that built around the port continued to call itself Freeport.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Freeport
The Story of Freeport / H. Johnson. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 12; p.223, 225-227; Dec. 1942.
A very detailed history of Freeport, from it's founding about 1650 to about 1930. Offers information on who founded the town, what buildings were built, and the relationship of Freeport with other towns. The town has an active political history, including a role in the Revolutionary War and the Civil War.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Freeport -- 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



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