Long Island University C.W. Post Campus
C.W. Post Campus B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library


Index by Location

Special Collections

Library Homepage


Cedar Swamp Historical Society Collection
Index by Location


Gardiner's Island
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


Gardiner's Island
Historic Gardiner's Island / R. McCollom. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 3; p.9-10, 16; Mar. 1939.
An article about the history of Gardiner's Island, from it's founding to present day. It includes information about the founder Lion Gardiner and the house he built there when he founded it. Includes an image of the updated Manor House.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Gardiner's Island
Old Fort at Gardiner's Island / H. Horton. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 10; p.197; Oct. 1944.
A short article about the history the Fort Tyler Military Reservation on Gardiner's Island. The article is primarily a reconstruction of letters of Mary Bell, and her views on the 'Old Fort." The article also discusses Fort Wright on Plum Island, and Fort Terry on Fisher's Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Gardiner's Island
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


Gardiner's Island -- Lighthouses
Beacons For All: A History of Long Island Lighthouses / J. Ruff. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.145-160; Spring 1999.
A short article about the history of Long Island lighthouses. Several key towns, all of which have water- way connections, are noted for being under restoration and repair.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Gardiner's Island -- Newspapers
Newspapers As a Neglected Source / R. Winsche. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 3; p.15-28; Summer 1966.
This article runs chronologically and detailed account of important newspapers from important towns. Some newspapers have been destroyed by fire, flood, or plain neglect. It also includes notations when newspapers changed hands, changed coverage towns, or changed titles.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Gardiner's Island -- Pirates
Some Pirates in Long Island Waters: 1699-1933 (Part 1) / J. Rattray. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 3, No. 2; p.40-49; Spring 1963.
A short article about the pirates that ran the waters between Long Island and other parts of the world. The most famous pirate noted is Captain Kidd, whom was friends with the wealthiest family on the island, the Gardiners. He traveled to several towns in Long Island, picking up or dropping off his treasures as he chose.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Gardiner's Island -- 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


Gardiner's Island -- Storms
Adrift in the Ice Field / C. Wood. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 11; p.209-211; Nov. 1944.
A detailed article about the snowstorm of February 1899 that caused severe damage to Long Island. The article also focuses on various people who were affected, involved with, or had insight on the storm. Images include: Horton's Point Light House, Picture of Ice Damage, and a picture of a sailor.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Gardiner's Island -- Windmills
The Windmills of Long Island / E. Robinson. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 1; p.5-10; Jan. 1940.
A short and detailed article about the location and history of the windmills of Long Island. It discusses the role windmills played over the years in the shaping of Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes



Return to Location Index Home















Long Island University

C.W. Post Campus

Library Homepage