Long Island's Hidden Past

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  • Hidden Past podcast: Cuban Giants of Babylon & baseball on LI - listen here

    Hidden Past podcast: Cuban Giants of Babylon & baseball on LI - listen here

    Thursday, October 3 2019 3:56 PM EDT2019-10-03 19:56:50 GMT
    Baseball and the Town of Babylon have always been a winning combination. The Cuban Giants were an overnight success in 1885.
    Baseball and the Town of Babylon have always been a winning combination. The Cuban Giants were an overnight success in 1885. 
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Cuban Giants of Babylon

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Cuban Giants of Babylon

    Thursday, October 3 2019 9:36 AM EDT2019-10-03 13:36:59 GMT
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Mary E. Bell House

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Mary E. Bell House

    Thursday, September 5 2019 9:05 AM EDT2019-09-05 13:05:12 GMT
    There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
    There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
    The Mary E. Bell House in Center Moriches tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
    The Mary E. Bell House in Center Moriches tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
  • Hidden Past podcast: Emancipated slaves and the Mary E. Bell House - listen here

    Hidden Past podcast: Emancipated slaves and the Mary E. Bell House - listen here

    Wednesday, September 4 2019 4:23 PM EDT2019-09-04 20:23:20 GMT
    The Mary E. Bell House tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island built their own communities and circles of support and faith. This is their story of faith and sweet potato pies.
    The Mary E. Bell House tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island built their own communities and circles of support and faith. This is their story of faith and sweet potato pies.
  • Hidden Past podcast: Lake Ronkonkoma arrowheads - listen here

    Hidden Past podcast: Lake Ronkonkoma arrowheads - listen here

    Thursday, August 1 2019 4:18 PM EDT2019-08-01 20:18:19 GMT
    Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society and Museum holds a vast collection of arrowheads and other Native American artifacts found over the years in the woods and fields that surround Lake Ronkonkoma. Curator Joyce Sorrese discusses the collection and history.
    Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society and Museum holds a vast collection of arrowheads and other Native American artifacts found over the years in the woods and fields that surround Lake Ronkonkoma. Curator Joyce Sorrese discusses the collection and history.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Arrowheads and Native American artifacts

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Arrowheads and Native American artifacts

    Thursday, August 1 2019 8:03 AM EDT2019-08-01 12:03:38 GMT
    Arrowheads are the lasting remnants and reminders of a culture and people that loved and honored their Long Island home.Arrowheads are the lasting remnants and reminders of a culture and people that loved and honored their Long Island home.
    Arrowheads are the lasting remnants and reminders of a culture and people that loved and honored their Long Island home.Arrowheads are the lasting remnants and reminders of a culture and people that loved and honored their Long Island home.
    Arrowheads are the lasting remnants and reminders of a culture and people that loved and honored their Long Island home.
    Arrowheads are the lasting remnants and reminders of a culture and people that loved and honored their Long Island home.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: 9,000 Grumman employees helped put man on the moon

    Long Island's Hidden Past: 9,000 Grumman employees helped put man on the moon

    Thursday, July 4 2019 6:38 AM EDT2019-07-04 10:38:27 GMT
    In 1962, the Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract by NASA to design, assemble and test a spacecraft for the Apollo missions, that would successfully land man on the moon and bring them back safely.In 1962, the Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract by NASA to design, assemble and test a spacecraft for the Apollo missions, that would successfully land man on the moon and bring them back safely.
    In 1962, the Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract by NASA to design, assemble and test a spacecraft for the Apollo missions, that would successfully land man on the moon and bring them back safely.In 1962, the Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract by NASA to design, assemble and test a spacecraft for the Apollo missions, that would successfully land man on the moon and bring them back safely.
    In 1962, the Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract by NASA to design, assemble and test a spacecraft for the Apollo missions, that would successfully land man on the moon and bring them back safely.
    In 1962, the Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract by NASA to design, assemble and test a spacecraft for the Apollo missions, that would successfully land man on the moon and bring them back safely.
  • Hidden Past podcast: LI's Grumman helps put a man on the moon - listen here

    Hidden Past podcast: LI's Grumman helps put a man on the moon - listen here

    Tuesday, July 2 2019 1:35 PM EDT2019-07-02 17:35:03 GMT
    Some 9,000 Grumman employees worked day and night to do something humans had never done before - put a man on the moon. News 12's Danielle Campbell talks to Mike Lisa, Al Contessa and Ross Bracco, who worked on the lunar module.
    Some 9,000 Grumman employees worked day and night to do something humans had never done before - put a man on the moon. News 12's Danielle Campbell talks to Mike Lisa, Al Contessa and Ross Bracco, who worked on the lunar module.

  • Long Island's Hidden Past: South Shore fishing stations

    Long Island's Hidden Past: South Shore fishing stations

    Thursday, June 6 2019 2:30 PM EDT2019-06-06 18:30:11 GMT
    It may not look like much, but the fishing station perched on the edge of Moriches Bay, in East Moriches, has been a fisherman's heaven on earth since the early 1900s.It may not look like much, but the fishing station perched on the edge of Moriches Bay, in East Moriches, has been a fisherman's heaven on earth since the early 1900s.
    It may not look like much, but the fishing station perched on the edge of Moriches Bay, in East Moriches, has been a fisherman's heaven on earth since the early 1900s.It may not look like much, but the fishing station perched on the edge of Moriches Bay, in East Moriches, has been a fisherman's heaven on earth since the early 1900s.
    It may not look like much, but the fishing station perched on the edge of Moriches Bay, in East Moriches, has been a fisherman's heaven on earth since the early 1900s.
    It may not look like much, but the fishing station perched on the edge of Moriches Bay, in East Moriches, has been a fisherman's heaven on earth since the early 1900s.
  • Hidden Past podcast: Silly Lily Fishing Station - listen here

    Hidden Past podcast: Silly Lily Fishing Station - listen here

    Thursday, June 6 2019 12:48 PM EDT2019-06-06 16:48:06 GMT
    Silly Lily Fishing Station dates back to the early 1900s. Owner Jay Scott tells us about a spot that has been a fisherman’s heaven on earth for decades.
    Silly Lily Fishing Station dates back to the early 1900s. Owner Jay Scott tells us about a spot that has been a fisherman’s heaven on earth for decades.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Greenport Auditorium

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Greenport Auditorium

    Thursday, May 9 2019 10:56 AM EDT2019-05-09 14:56:09 GMT
    The Greenport Auditorium, built in 1894, is a Queen Anne-style auditorium still standing today. The Greenport Auditorium, built in 1894, is a Queen Anne-style auditorium still standing today.
    The Greenport Auditorium, built in 1894, is a Queen Anne-style auditorium still standing today.The Greenport Auditorium, built in 1894, is a Queen Anne-style auditorium still standing today.
    The Greenport Auditorium, built in 1894, is a Queen Anne-style auditorium still standing today.
    The Greenport Auditorium, built in 1894, is a Queen Anne-style auditorium still standing today.
  • Hidden Past podcast: Greenport Auditorium - listen here

    Hidden Past podcast: Greenport Auditorium - listen here

    Tuesday, May 7 2019 1:40 PM EDT2019-05-07 17:40:29 GMT
    Danielle Campbell talks to Preservation Long Island's Sarah Kautz to learn the history of the Queen Anne-style auditorium that was built in 1894.
    Danielle Campbell talks to Preservation Long Island's Sarah Kautz to learn the history of the Queen Anne-style auditorium that was built in 1894.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Protecting and preserving historic Long Island locations

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Protecting and preserving historic Long Island locations

    Friday, April 5 2019 8:55 PM EDT2019-04-06 00:55:44 GMT
    Every two years, Preservation Long Island puts together a list of historic Long Island structures that are in danger of disappearing.
    Every two years, Preservation Long Island puts together a list of historic Long Island structures that are in danger of disappearing.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Cold Spring Harbor's forgotten graveyard

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Cold Spring Harbor's forgotten graveyard

    Friday, March 15 2019 5:50 PM EDT2019-03-15 21:50:24 GMT
    On a wooded hillside overlooking Cold Spring Harbor, jagged stones jut out of the dirt and snow, marking nameless graves.
    On a wooded hillside overlooking Cold Spring Harbor, jagged stones jut out of the dirt and snow, marking nameless graves.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Abandoned nuclear fallout shelter

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Abandoned nuclear fallout shelter

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 1:06 PM EST2019-02-13 18:06:33 GMT
    An abandoned school nuclear fallout shelter was discovered right underneath the feet of kindergarten students in Copiague.
    An abandoned school nuclear fallout shelter was discovered right underneath the feet of kindergarten students in Copiague.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Jones historic complex

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Jones historic complex

    Thursday, January 3 2019 9:27 AM EST2019-01-03 14:27:06 GMT
    Along Merrick Road in Masapequa, there is a cluster of buildings that dates back to the 1800s. The buildings are the only structures left that were part of the influential Jones family.Along Merrick Road in Masapequa, there is a cluster of buildings that dates back to the 1800s. The buildings are the only structures left that were part of the influential Jones family.
    Along Merrick Road in Masapequa, there is a cluster of buildings that dates back to the 1800s. The buildings are the only structures left that were part of the influential Jones family.Along Merrick Road in Masapequa, there is a cluster of buildings that dates back to the 1800s. The buildings are the only structures left that were part of the influential Jones family.
    Along Merrick Road in Masapequa, there is a cluster of buildings that dates back to the 1800s. The buildings are the only structures left that were part of the influential Jones family.
    Along Merrick Road in Masapequa, there is a cluster of buildings that dates back to the 1800s. The buildings are the only structures left that were part of the influential Jones family.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past Photos

    Long Island's Hidden Past Photos

    Oyster Sloop Priscilla is the oldest of her kind. The ship was among a fleet of 500 boats that once worked the Great South Bay from Patchogue to Jamaica in the late 1800s.Oyster Sloop Priscilla is the oldest of her kind. The ship was among a fleet of 500 boats that once worked the Great South Bay from Patchogue to Jamaica in the late 1800s.
    Oyster Sloop Priscilla is the oldest of her kind. The ship was among a fleet of 500 boats that once worked the Great South Bay from Patchogue to Jamaica in the late 1800s.Oyster Sloop Priscilla is the oldest of her kind. The ship was among a fleet of 500 boats that once worked the Great South Bay from Patchogue to Jamaica in the late 1800s.

      

      

  • 2018 Long Island's Hidden Past

    2018 Long Island's Hidden Past

    News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's hidden past.News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's hidden past.
  • 2017 Long Island's Hidden Past

    2017 Long Island's Hidden Past

    News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's hidden past.News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's hidden past.

    News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's hidden past.

    News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's hidden past.

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