Long Island, New York: Long Island Presbytery, 1956. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #027327
32 pages. With the chronology of this church on Long Island: "...Two of these churches can go back 316 years, only 20 less than the Pilgrim Fathers' landing at Plymouth. The story of Long Island is the story of the early churches. These Settlements centred round these independent congregations which formed the nucleus of Presbyterianism in this country...it has contributed more to the early shaping and character of the American nation than any other church..." (from the prefatory material) The text gives town-by-town background for the history; along with the first establishment of the church in America. Small previous owner address-label on front endpaper of Cutchogue collector & historian James Grathwohl. Approx. 5 1/2" x 7 1/4" size; blue printed stapled paper covers; light wear; in very good condition.