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Huntington
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


Huntington
Heart of Early Huntington / R. Sammis. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 8; p.151-152; Aug. 1942.
A detailed article about the history of the town of Huntington, and building of roadways in the town. It also focuses on the agricultural aspect of the town, which sat at the town's center.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Huntington
History of Huntington / R. Sammis. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 1; p.26; Jan. 1938.
An article written by the official historian of Huntington. Gives little data on the founding of the town, or it's history. The article is just an overview and an invitation to join the Historical Society.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington
Huntington: An Intriguing Township Full of Preserved History and Caring Historians / M. Bessell. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.10-17; Mar. 1984.
The detailed history of the founding of Huntington, from the town's inception in 1653 to present day. It goes into detail about important figures who shaped the town, and the town's relationship with the surrounding areas.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Huntington
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


Huntington
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


Huntington
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


Huntington
The Account Books of Henry Lloyd of the Manor of Queens Village / R. Bailey. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 2, No. 1; p.26-49; Spring 1962.
Primarily an article about Henry Lloyd and Queens Village Manor (an estate connected to the English Court through Governor pensions), how important the records that Lloyd kept are to Genealogy the history of what is Lloyd's Neck, Long Island. The Manor is located between Huntington and Oyster Bay. See printing of the account books in Vol. 5, No. 3, Summper 1965, pgs. 30-34.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington
The Birth of Nassau County (part 1) / G. Weeks, Jr. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 11; p.299-230; Nov. 1940.
A detailed, but brief, article about the founding of Nassau County. It primarily focuses on the politics, governmental issues, and who was involved. The towns mentioned in the article were in relation to county development and home-towns of county leaders.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Huntington -- African Americans
Blacks on Long Island: Population Growth in the Colonial Period / H. Wortis. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 1; p.35-44; Fall 1974.
A statistical evaluation of the African American population on Long Island during the Colonial period of America. The statistics are primarily broken down by county, but some towns are listed with specific numbers.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- Breslau
Breslau's First Thirty Years / L. Frevert.. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 11; p.215-216; Nov. 1945.
A detailed article about the founding of Breslau, now known as Lindenhurst, starting with it's founding in 1870. The article details how the area came to be settled, and how the Indians influenced the foundation of various towns. The article goes through the building of the town, it's impact on the surrounding areas and important figures in the town's history.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- Churches
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


Huntington -- Civil War
Brooklyn and Long Island Sanity Fair: 1864 / H. Styker-Rodda. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 1; p.1-17; Winter 1964.
During the midlist of the Civil War, women in Brooklyn and New York City held Sanitary fairs to raise money to aid the families of those fighting. Many towns on Long Island held smaller versions of the Brooklyn and New York Sanity Fair, and they each raised a substantial sum of money.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- Counterfeiting
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 that lived in the Cold Spring (Harbor) area.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- Early Schools
Long Island's Earliest Schools (part 1) / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 6; p.105-106, 118; Jun. 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 a small school building.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- Early Schools
Long Island's Earliest Schools (part 3) / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 8; p.153-155; 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 Huntington Academy dated in 1825.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Huntington -- Electric Storm
An Island wide Electric Storm / C. Wood. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 6; p.113; Jun. 1945.
A quick article about an electrical storm on August 12, 1895 that destroyed large portions of the island and took lives. Specific towns that had considerable damage is discussed.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- Historic Preservation
Historic Preservation on Long Island / E. Smits. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 4, No. 2; p.1-8; Spring 1964.
A very short article with heavy detail about what buildings and historic places on Long Island that should be preserved. Special notes are made for specific towns. Old Bethpage's preservation society managed to preserve a 150 acre park, as well as the Powell Farm. Huntington's historical society is noted in this article not only for it's preservation work but for also the preservation programs it started.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- Maps
Long Island Triangulated: Nineteenth-Century Maps and Charts of the U.S. Coast Survey / D. Allen. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.191-207; Spring 1994.
An article about 19th century map-making of Long Island by Ferdinand Hassler. Hassler was commissioned by President Jefferson to make a complete and accurate survey of the Cost Shore of Long Island. He used several larger towns as points of references. Images included.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- Masonry
Suffolk's Earliest Masonry / S. Cooper. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 12; p.277-278; Dec. 1941.
An article about the Masons and their various lodges in Suffolk county. The author of the article was a Mason Master. An image of Hallock's Inn is featured, where the Mason's met. Article includes brief accounts of the major Masonic leaders.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- Population
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


Huntington -- Pottery
The Pottery at Huntington / R. Sammis. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 3; p.7-8, 19; Mar. 1939.
An article about Huntington's cultural influence. The article starts as the town is settled and moves through until the 19th century, explaining how Huntington became known for it's pottery. It goes into detail about individual pieces of note.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Huntington -- Quakers and Abolitionism
Friends in the Spirit: African Americans and the Challenge to Quaker Liberalism, 1776-1915 / L. Day. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 10, No. 1; p.1-16; Fall 1997.
The history of Quakers on Long Island. The primary focus of the article is on Quaker involvement in abolishing slavery on Long Island, as well as the work in helping slaves escape. The article also describes how Quakers have influenced various towns on Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- Sports
Heroes and Hurrahs: Sports in Brooklyn 1890-1898 / R. Smith. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 11, No. 2; p.7-21; Spring 1975.
A detailed article of Brooklyn's athletic and recreational achievements. Gives details on both indoor and outdoor sports, and memorable games. It also lists some other towns the Brooklyn teams either played against or the towns the author compared athletics with.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- Storms
Historic Storms and Gales on Island (Part 3) / O. Shaw. Long Island Forum, Vol. 2, No. 3; p.11-12; Mar. 1939.
A continuation of a previous article, and starts in the early 1800's, where Part 2 left off (Note: Part 2 is not in our records). The article goes into detail about some of the blizzards and harsh storms on Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Huntington -- Travels
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


Huntington -- 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


Huntington -- 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



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