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Great Neck
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


Great Neck -- Gardening
The Garden Clubs of Long Island / [No author]. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 8; p.15, 18; Oct. 1938.
An article about the various garden clubs, and the people that work hard to maintain the land around the various towns. It's also an invitation to joining the clubs.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Great Neck -- Merchant Marine Academy
National Academy at Great Neck / P. Kelvington. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 12; p.229-233; Dec. 1945.
A very detailed article about the 1936 establishment of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 and the marine academy that was established in Great Neck as a result. The article covers the academy's entire history from 1936 to 1945.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Great Neck -- Pirates
Some Pirates in Long Island Waters: 1699-1933 (Part II) / J. Rattray. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 1; p.28-38; Winter 1964.
A continuation of the "Some Pirates in Long Island Waters: 1699-1933" where the author focus the pirates that came after Captain Kidd. These pirates, while minor on a national level, reeked havoc on Long Island they and became famous for their connections with both towns and the wealthy land owners. Captain James Gillam is among the captains listed.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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