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Port Jefferson
Southampton's Strange Shipyard / C. Wood. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 12; p.227-228; Dec. 1945.
A short article about the building of two ships in the streets of Southampton. The ships were overly large and were linked to black market trading after disembarking from Long Island. One of the influential people in the creation of these boats is William French. They traveled around Long Island before leaving for Spain.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Port Jefferson
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


Port Jefferson
The Harbor Village Grows, 'The tranquil Years' (Part 3) / J. Hilovsky. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.34, 36-37; Aug. 1984.
The history of Port Jefferson after World War 1, gives some details about the town today (as of 1984). Goes into some political aspects of the town, which became of growing importance after the War. Images of: P.T. Barnum's home; Mather House; Bath House; and Bridgeport Harbor.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Port Jefferson -- Architecture
PJ's Architectural Styles Reflect Early Personalities of this Quaint Port Village / K. Navratil. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.38-39; Aug. 1984.
A detailed article about the architectural styles. Primarily the article focuses on homes, historical buildings, and public places. It is almost a street by street breakdown of the historical societies' desperate bid to save the town's heritage. Images without notations are included.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Port Jefferson -- 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


Port Jefferson -- 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


Port Jefferson -- Industrialization
Industry Comes to PJ and the Little Village Holds on and Grows (Part 2: This History of Port Jefferson) / J. Hilovsky. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.40-41; Jul. 1984.
A detailed article about the town of Port Jefferson. It is a continuation of a previous article, and gives a detailed history of the industrialization of Port Jefferson.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Port Jefferson -- Lexington
The Steamship Lexington, a Legend of LI Sound Sits in Water Grave off PJ / G. Cortelyou. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.42, 44; Jul. 1984.
An article about Lexington, a steamship from 1840, was discovered on the sea-floor in Port Jefferson. The ship is in bad shape and the writer proposes that it be rescued.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Port Jefferson -- 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


Port Jefferson -- 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 Shore of Long Island. He used several larger towns as points of references. Images included.
Illustrations or Maps: No


Port Jefferson -- 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


Port Jefferson -- Monastery
Little Portion Monastery / J. Jenkins. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 11; p.233-234, 236; Nov. 1940.
A short article about a small the history of a Episcopal Perish in the Vicinity of Mt. Sinai. The article goes into detail about the people who created the church, when it became a monastery advocating the poor, and it's current relation to the surrounding communities.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Port Jefferson -- Port Jefferson House
The Life and Times of Port Jefferson's Oldest House / T. O'Brien. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.3; Jan. 1982.
The oldest house in Port Jefferson, and how it was moved from it's building location to it's current location. The house was built in 1681, and moved the first time in 1750 and moved again in the early 1900s. This article was to do a quick photographic documentation of the house before it's 1982 move to it's current location.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Port Jefferson -- 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 Karlsefni's mapping of Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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