Consumer demand for sugar in colonial America (and elsewhere) spurred the expansion of plantations and slavery in the Caribbean with profound human and ecological consequences – including chattel slavery and environmental disaster. [Read more…] about Colonizing Sweetness: The History of Sugar on Long Island
Southampton History Museum
The Nassau County Museum of Art has abruptly dismissed its Museum Director in a controversial move that is prompting calls for his reinstatement and the Southampton History Museum has announced a new Executive Director without controversy.
This is the second time in six years the Nassau County Museum suddenly and without warning replaced its Museum Director. [Read more…] about Leadership Changes At Long Island Museums Stir Controversy, Confidence
Conscience Point is known to be the original meeting place of the Shinnecock and English settlers of Southampton on Long Island in June of 1640. [Read more…] about An Indigenous Perspectives Paddle Tour of Conscience Point, Long Island
The New York State Council of the Arts and Greater Hudson Heritage Network Grant Program now offer three opportunities for collecting institutions in New York State including Conservation Treatment Grants, Preservation Supplies Grants, and Site Assessment Grants. [Read more…] about Conservation Grant Awardees Announced