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Long Island History

history of long island ny,Long Island historyLong Island history comes alive, from the sites of key Revolutionary War dramas to the airfield where Charles Lindbergh began his momentous nonstop flight to Paris.

Explore the Long Island Heritage Trail, also known as the Spy Trail that George Washington traveled to thank his loyalists; visit the home of Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill; see how William Floyd, a signer of the Declaration of Independence lived at his home near the water.

Long Island museums and historical sites are dedicated to preserving the culture, innovation and contributions of famous Long Islanders. Long Island museums also recall its artistic past, as home to Jackson Pollock and Walt Whitman, among others.

Request a free Travel Guide or take a look at our Interactive Map page to start planning your trip.

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Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission
330 Motor Parkway, Suite 203, Hauppauge, NY 11788
877-386-6654 | tourism@discoverlongisland.com