Tag: Revolutionary War
Originally the ancestral home of Native Americans and later settled by Europeans during the 1600s, Long Island is rich in history and loaded with folklore, myths and urban legends. From ancient Native American burial grounds to remnants of the Revolutionary War to Gatsby-era mansion estates, Long Island is hallowed ground—the stage for countless triumphs and tragedies throughout the centuries.
“You don’t have to go to Virginia or Massachusetts to learn the history of our Founding Fathers—they were discussing the future of the country right here!”
The Culper Spy Ring would come to be regarded as the most effective of any intelligence-gathering operation on either side during the Revolutionary War.
“Don’t be silly, dear! There was no Underground Railroad here because there was no slavery on Long Island.”