Long Island Calendar for 1902 Legends Myths Stories and Historical Sketches of Long Island with Many Illustrations Published for the Mid-Winter Fête "From Colonial America to the United States, Its Colonies and Protectorates."
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Brooklyn New York: The Orphans Press, 1902. F 151 pages + 4 pages advertisements; original color illustrated paper wraps; black and white illustrated throughout; historical information, New Netherland, Rock Hall, poetry by Peter McArthur Amityville LI The Salt Marshes; Long Island - A Sketch, Abram Newkirk Littlejohn, Montauk Point, Views at Oyster Bay, with full-page portrait of President Theodore Roosevelt, story "A Cow-boy at Montauk, or How Pete Caught a Cramp"; Indians of Long Island, The Bogy of Whale House Point; "Some Facts about our Diocese", The King Mansion, Mystery of the Money Ship "...we are told came ashore at Southampton through treachery..."; "Dosoris" Glen Cove, Leaves from the Diary of a Right Whale (whaling & lifesaving on Long Island); Roslyn, Floyd-Jones, William Sidney Mount, Caroline Church, Setauket; Prospect Park, Historic Huntington, Moore House, Newtown, Long Island; Shelter Island "...Like a child in the arms of its mother, Shelter Island lies in the protecting arms of Long Island..."; The Bishop-Elect of Long Island (Rev. Frederick Burgess, D.D.; Bishop Seabury; Long Island recreation including golf, snipe, duck shooting; Historic Places in Old Flatbush and Thereabouts; Fort Hamilton historical places; Nathan Hale, Royal Reminiscences (letter found among Samuel Tredwell of Mineola papers); History of the Long Island Railroad; Mayor Seth Low, Church Charity Foundation, Sheltering Arms Foundation, Trained Christian Helpers, Bequests to Foundation, Smith of Smithtown, "Bull Rider"; Battle of Long Island; A Sketch of Cold Spring Harbor History; St. Phebe's Mission House; with illustrated corporate advertisements interspersed throughout; The Orphans Press was "... an industrial school for boys, established in 1868...receives boys at 14 years of age and the end of four years graduates them..housed in part on the premises and the pupils fed and clothed...a quick delivery system, by which the boys make close connection with the trolley cars and reach every part of the city. They also use the elevated and are themselves swift of foot....the Orphans' Press boys get there a.t.s..." (Brooklyn); some edge, tips wear to binding, a few faint pencil notations on cover; in very good condition and a very good reference to Brooklyn, Long Island and New York State history at the beginning of the twentieth century. Very Good S (Item ID: 16328)


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