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Montauk
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


Montauk
Formation of Montauk Point / R. Torrey. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 9; p.227-228; Oct. 1941.
A brief article about the formation of Montauk Point, including a brief town history, and the surrounding beaches.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Montauk
Jeannette Rattray Writes Again / [No author]. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 4; p.26; Jun. 1938.
A very brief article about the historical value of Montauk. It gives some information about the town's founding, including some information about Captain Kidd's visit to the town.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Montauk
Long Islandiana / LIHS. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 5, No. 1; p.48-57; Winter 1965.
An addendum to most of the Long Island History journals, which mostly is commentary. However, this article contains notes about the deed for Montauk and the Hamptons as the were sold from the Indians to European settlers.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Montauk
Suffolk, Ocean Bulwark of State / C. Ditmars. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 1; p.5-6, 14, 18-22; Jan. 1938.
An article that discusses the establishment of Suffolk county, along with a quick note about the towns established in the county. A large part of the article notates Montauk Point.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Montauk -- Acculturation
Bibles and Muskets: The Acculturation of East End Native Americans in the Eighteenth Century / J. Witek. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.208-222; Spring 1994.
A very brief article about the English settlers of Long Island and the reformation and reprogramming of various Indian tribes, including the Montauk Indians, for whom a town is named.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Montauk -- Architecture
Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects: 1860-1940 / R. MacKay. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 6, No. 2; p.168-190; Spring 1994.
A detailed and long article about the various architecture of the important Long Island towns. It also talks about the development of Long Island in general, especially after wars. The article doesn't go over each town's detail, but rather talks about how different and unique Long Island architectural development is compared to other towns. It also gives a run-down of important architectural figures.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- Education
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


Montauk -- 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. Walt Whitman's house and a light-house in Montauk.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- Lighthouses
Beacons For All: A History of Long Island Lighthouses / J. Ruff. Long Island Historical Journal, 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


Montauk -- Long Island Railroad Company
The Long Island Rail Road, A Most Unique Early History / M. Smith. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.26, 45; Aug. 1984.
A detailed article about the history of the Long Island Rail Road. It gives details similar to previous articles about the Long Island Railed Road, but builds on the idea of it being a unique part of Long Island History.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- Orville B. Ackerly
Orville B. Ackerly Knew Suffolk / C. Ditmars. Long Island Forum, Vol. 1, No. 4; p.5-6, 14, 24; Jun. 1938.
A very detailed biographical article about Orville B. Ackerly, and his association with Suffolk County. Focus on the article is biographical.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Montauk -- Peconic County
The Case for Peconic County / F. Thiele Jr. Long Island Historical Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2; p.145-151; Spring 1997.
An article in support of the creation of Peconic County, a new county at the Eastern most tip of Long Island. There are several towns that would be included in this.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Montauk -- 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, who 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- Sagtikos Manor
Sagtikos Manor / G. Tooker. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 3; p.53- 54, 56, 60; Mar. 1940.
A very detailed article about the historic Sagtikos Manor, which was built around 1697. The Manor played some part in the Revolutionary War. The family still owns the estate, though not through direct heirs.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Montauk -- Shinnecock
The Shinnecock Church / A. Hulsey. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 7; p.129-132; Jul. 1945.
A short article about the Native Long Island Indians and the first and oldest Protestant Church that they belonged to. The article discusses the political and the religious aspects of the conversation from Native American ideals with the early European settlers of Long Island. The article discusses the first school master and the first reverend who converted them.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Montauk -- State Parks
Know Your State Parks / C. Blakelock. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 1; p.13-14; Jan. 1941.
A brief article about the state parks through-out Long Island. Primarily a paragraphical listing with brief notations of what makes each park special or worth seeing.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Montauk -- 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


Montauk -- Whaling
Long Island Whaling / N. Howell. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 9; p.207-208, 211-212, 215-216; Sep. 1941.
A brief article about the maritime pursuits on Long Island, including whaling. It discusses a few towns that had an impact on the whaling business, and the regulations they helped to establish, and their competitive nature with surrounding maritime states.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Montauk -- 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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