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The Long Island History Project

By Chris Kretz, Connie Currie

It’s a long island with a long history. Want to hear it? Interviews with historians, scholars, authors and anyone with a story to tell and a passion for this unique region of New York.

  1. 1.
    Episode 91: Sarah Kautz and Long Island's Endangered Places06/07/2019
    51:10
  2. 2.
    Episode 90: The Ludlow Family of Riverside with Islip Town Historian George Munkenbeck05/02/2019
    39:40
  3. 3.
    Episode 89: Cynthia Shor and Walt Whitman's Birthplace03/11/2019
    41:56
  4. 4.
    Episode 88: Erin Elizabeth Becker and Modern Museums02/25/2019
    41:44
  5. 5.
    Episode 87: Clarence H. Robbins, Gentleman Jockey of Brooklyn02/12/2019
    40:38
  6. 6.
    Episode 86: Tom Edmonds of the Southampton History Museum01/20/2019
    43:48
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    Episode 85: Linda Metzger, Long Island Genealogist01/07/2019
    40:45
  8. 8.
    Episode 84: Restoring Lake Ronkonkoma with Evelyn Vollgraff and Danielle Campbell12/03/2018
    35:10
  1. 9.
    Episode 83: Evelyn Vollgraff, Danielle Campbell, and Lake Ronkonkoma.11/20/2018
    38:59
  2. 10.
    Episode 82: John Strong and America's Early Whalemen11/04/2018
    51:12
  3. 11.
    Episode 81: Port Jefferson Charles Dickens Festival10/22/2018
    51:37
  4. 12.
    Episode 80: Kerriann Flanagan Brosky10/02/2018
    49:40
  5. 13.
    Episode 79: Joe Mandanici and the 1974 Dowling College Fire09/03/2018
    15:20
  6. 14.
    Episode 78: Tom Rinelli and the Islip Fire & EMS Museum08/16/2018
    44:44
  7. 15.
    Episode 77: Southampton Summer07/21/2018
    15:05
  8. 16.
    Episode 76: Matthew Montelione and the Spirit Guild07/16/2018
    35:31
  9. 17.
    Episode 75: Anna Smith Strong with Margo Aceri and Danielle Campbell06/25/2018
    42:10
  10. 18.
    Episode 74: Natalie Naylor and Long Island's Notable Women06/12/2018
    57:46
  11. 19.
    Episode 73: PJ Novak and Postcards from Huntington05/18/2018
    32:05
  12. 20.
    Episode 72: Chris Vaccaro and the Long Island Ducks05/01/2018
    45:42
  13. 21.
    Episode 71: Washington's Spy Letters04/15/2018
    46:51
  14. 22.
    Episode 70: Gil Bergen04/06/2018
    35:06
  15. 23.
    Episode 69: Mary Lou Cohalan and the Suffolk County News04/03/2018
    48:49
  16. 24.
    Episode 68: Chris Bodkin's Book of Sayville Chapter 303/20/2018
    20:13
  17. 25.
    Episode 67: Chris Bodkin's Book of Sayville Chapter 203/18/2018
    23:19
  18. 26.
    Episode 66: Chris Bodkin's Book of Sayville Chapter 103/16/2018
    23:10
  19. 27.
    Episode 64 The South Side Signal Newspaper02/26/2018
    46:02
  20. 28.
    Episode 63: Bottle Collecting with Mark R. Smith02/12/2018
    50:45
  21. 29.
    Episode 62: Bert Seides and the Terry Ketcham Inn02/08/2018
    44:32
  22. 30.
    Episode 61: Bob Keeler and the History of Newsday01/28/2018
    51:09
  23. 31.
    Episode 60: Camp Upton with Suzanne Johnson and David Clemens01/16/2018
    53:53
  24. 32.
    Episode 59: Making Gatsby Great01/02/2018
    41:59
  25. 33.
    Episode 58: Longwood Stories with Melanie Cardone-Leathers12/17/2017
    43:26
  26. 34.
    Episode 57: Carol Gilliam and Roosevelt's Black Heritage Collection12/04/2017
    34:33
  27. 35.
    Episode 56: Bill Bleyer: Journalist and Long Island History Author11/12/2017
    37:11
  28. 36.
    Episode 55: The Cuban Giants of Long Island11/02/2017
    34:00
  29. 37.
    Episode 54: The Hurricane of 193810/25/2017
    19:17
  30. 38.
    Episode 53: Endangered Historic Places10/16/2017
    48:22
  31. 39.
    Episode 52: Long Island History Project Message09/25/2017
    1:04
  32. 40.
    Episode 51: Jeremy Dennis: Long Island Indigenous Landscapes07/12/2017
    46:07
  33. 41.
    Episode 50: Sandi Brewster-walker and North Amityville06/17/2017
    46:01
  34. 42.
    Episode 49: Connie Currie on architect Isaac H. Green05/17/2017
    1:01:45
  35. 43.
    Episode 48: Matthew Montelione on Long Island Loyalist Richard Floyd IV05/03/2017
    59:32
  36. 44.
    Episode 47: Steph Gaylor and Cheryl Frey Richards of the Long Island Regional Seed Consortium04/19/2017
    49:08
  37. 45.
    Episode 46: Morton Pennypacker: Long Island Spy Hunter04/05/2017
    44:59
  38. 46.
    Episode 45: Jack Ellsworth Long Island's Big Band Man03/22/2017
    47:59
  39. 47.
    Episode 44: George Munkenbeck, Islip Town Historian03/08/2017
    42:02
  40. 48.
    Episode 43: Daniel Gezari on Science11/23/2016
    21:46
  41. 49.
    Episode 42: The Gezaris of Rocky Point11/23/2016
    45:09
  42. 50.
    Episode 41: Denis McGee and the LaSalle Military Academy11/02/2016
    32:32
  43. 51.
    Episode 40: Patchogue History with Mark Rothenberg10/17/2016
    38:38
  44. 52.
    Episode 39: Stephanie Gress of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum09/30/2016
    39:14
  45. 53.
    Episode 38: Rob Boehm and the Puppet Guild of Long Island09/19/2016
    50:39
  46. 54.
    Episode 37: Bill and Pat Colson: The Art of Living09/07/2016
    36:48
  47. 55.
    Episode 36: The Long Island Suffrage Playbook07/11/2016
    38:31
  48. 56.
    Episode 35: The Jewish Community on Long Island07/02/2016
    40:04
  49. 57.
    Episode 34: Old Mansions Never Die05/23/2016
    14:33
  50. 58.
    Episode 33: 5 Surprising Ways Historic Preservation Can Save Long Island05/11/2016
    51:01
  51. 59.
    Episode 32: Treading Clams04/25/2016
    7:11
  52. 60.
    Episode 31: Writing the Rails04/22/2016
    6:40
  53. 61.
    Episdoe 30: “The Land of Rum and Romance”04/20/2016
    6:39
  54. 62.
    Episode 29: Long Island Power Ballads04/13/2016
    10:09
  55. 63.
    Episode 28: Stories of Storm and Sea03/23/2016
    31:39
  56. 64.
    Episode 27: Some Would Even Say It Glows03/10/2016
    26:30
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    Episode 26: “My Kind of Conservationist”02/24/2016
    46:20
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    Episode 25: Battling Robert Moses02/11/2016
    28:44
  59. 67.
    A Neighborhood of History01/29/2016
    32:53
  60. 68.
    Behind the Camera with Thom Hoffman01/11/2016
    36:58
  61. 69.
    Peter Fox Cohalan Part II12/17/2015
    35:00
  62. 70.
    Holding Court with Peter Fox Cohalan12/09/2015
    29:53
  63. 71.
    Tales from the Shinnecock11/18/2015
    31:43
  64. 72.
    A Walk Through Time With the Shinnecock11/03/2015
    30:08
  65. 73.
    Off to See the Wizard: Bringing Tesla to the Screen10/20/2015
    32:57
  66. 74.
    Lightning Strikes: Saving the Wardenclyffe Lab in Shoreham10/13/2015
    31:57
  67. 75.
    Hooked on Tesla10/06/2015
    28:31
  68. 76.
    Tuning in to Ray Adell09/08/2015
    31:01
  69. 77.
    The Lost Lords of the Manor08/26/2015
    29:58
  70. 78.
    An Island of History Under Our Feet08/03/2015
    23:31
  71. 79.
    Being Teddy Roosevelt06/25/2015
    47:44
  72. 80.
    When Rocky Point was Radio Central06/03/2015
    31:03
  73. 81.
    The Truth Behind the Spies: Decoding AMC’s Turn01/14/2015
    49:34
  74. 82.
    The Sage of Blue Point11/18/2014
    40:06
  75. 83.
    Swimming with Dolphins and Alligators10/08/2014
    41:34
  76. 84.
    Life on the Air10/08/2014
    48:26
  77. 85.
    Sayville Musical Workshop10/08/2014
    52:27
  78. 86.
    Warren McDowell and the Fire Island Tide10/08/2014
    32:14
  79. 87.
    Moriches and the Terry-Ketcham Inn10/08/2014
    26:48
  80. 88.
    The Jaunty Major-General10/07/2014
    42:14
  81. 89.
    Racing the Island10/07/2014
    38:13
  82. 90.
    The Home Grown String Band10/07/2014
    59:04

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