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Setauket
Battle of Setauket Green / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 3, No. 11; p.239; Nov. 1940.
A brief article about the history of Caroline Church and it's role in the history of the town. It also played a part in the Revolutionary War when Col. Hewlett used it as a fort. The church currently stands in it's 1812 Presbyterian construction.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket
St. James-Setauket-Stony Brook: A North Shore Oasis of History / T. O'Brien. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.27-28; Jan. 1982.
A long article about the history of the towns listed, as well as information regarding the Witch Trials that plagued the area. The article also details tourism and industrial life for the area.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Church history
Tale of an Old Church / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 4; p.71-72; Apr. 1942.
A brief article about founding of Setauket and the church at the center of town. The church was used as a town meeting hall and the main meeting center. The article also discusses who founded the church and ran the church.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Church history
The Historic Coram Church / T. Bayles. Long Island Forum, Vol. 9, No. 1; p.5-6, 15; Jan. 1946.
This article focuses on the town of Brookhaven's First Baptist Church, originally built in the 17th century. The church was a meeting house as well as a church. The church was on public lands until the mid 1800s. Article is written as a research essay, including the examination of newspapers, church records, and other supporting documents.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Church history
The Patchogue Congregational Church (part 1) / F. Overton. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 6; p.103-106; Jun. 1943.
A detailed article about the history of the Patchogue Congregational Church and it's relationship to the town. The church was founded in January 1743, and is still in session today. The first part of the article covers the founding of the Church until about 1765.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Church history
The Patchogue Congregational Church (part 2) / F. Overton. Long Island Forum, Vol. 6, No. 7; p.131-134; Jul. 1943.
A detailed article about the history of the Patchogue Congregational Church and it's relationship to the town. The second part of the article covers from 1765 to about 1791. It also gives more details about the church founding, a history of the church building, and the people who ran it.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Education
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


Setauket -- Historic Buildings
Old Deeds for An Old House / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 11; p.213-214; Nov. 1945.
A short article about the history of a pre-revolutionary house known as "Old Parsonage," where a member of George Washington's secret service once owned the residence. The article is an archival review of the deeds of the house as it passed from one owner to the next.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Historic Buildings
Tales of an Old House / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 9; p.187-188; Sep. 1944.
A personal article about the history of the Satterly Homestead in Setauket. Written by the granddaughter of the home's original owner.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Historic Buildings
The Old House on the Hill / J. Smith. Long Island Forum, Vol. 7, No. 12; p.225, 236; Dec. 1944.
An article about the Timothy Smith House, originally built around the 1770's. The article goes into detail about the history of the house, about the person who built the house (Major Isaac Smith), and the house's location today.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- 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


Setauket -- 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


Setauket -- 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


Setauket -- 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


Setauket -- 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


Setauket -- Sanitary Commission
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


Setauket -- Satterly Family
Incidents in the Satterly Family / K. Strong. Long Island Forum, Vol. 8, No. 1; p.13-14; Jan. 1945.
A short companion piece to a previous article about the Satterly House and Mill that was previously published. The article focuses on the house located in Brookhaven, and some information on the family as it moved between it's multiple houses.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Setauket -- Seatalcot
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



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