LONG ISLAND 250
LONG ISLAND 250, the official guide for commemorating & celebrating the 250th Anniversary of the American Revolution on Long Island. Designed to showcase Long Island’s integral role in the Revolutionary War effort and profound ties to then Gen. George Washington, this site will serve as the ultimate guide for experiencing Long Island’s fascinating wartime history filled with spies and intrigue.
Follow “The Washington Spy Trail” featuring legendary landmarks and relics of “The Culper Spy Ring,” local patriots who served as spies passing British intelligence on to Gen. George Washington, made famous by the AMC series “Turn.” Explore Sagtikos Manor built in 1697, occupied by British forces during the war and later where President George Washington stayed during his tour of Long Island. Or take a tour of President Theodore Roosevelt’s summer home at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. Long Island is a haven for history lovers, home to legendary locations and pivotal moments in American history waiting to be discovered.