Saturday, December 6, 2:00PM – 4:00PM
161 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Cold Spring Harbor by Robert C. Hughes
Huntington’s town historian “tracks the development of Cold Spring Harbor from its days as a bustling whaling port to 20th century suburbia.”
The Long Island Motor Parkway by Howard Kroplick
Mr. Kroplick looks at the creation of the precursor of the modern highway sys- tem, a pioneering parkway constructed during the early days of the automobile at a pivotal time in American history.
Great Yachts of Long Island’s North Shore by Robert B. MacKay
This book by SPLIA’s longtime director and North Shore sailor tells of the spec- tacular yachts owned by the Morgans, Whitneys, Roosevelts and Vanderbilts which cruised Long Island sound at the turn of the last century.
Women in Long Island’s Past: A History of Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives by Natalie Naylor
Professor Naylor captures the lives of “larger-than-life, little-known heroines” and gives them their rightful place in Long Island history.
Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980 by Caroline Rob Zaleski
An essential resource for architecture buffs and historians, Ms. Zaleski’s book is the first comprehensive study of modern architecture on Long Island.
Authors will briefly discuss their work and sign books. (Most books under $20.)
Light refreshments will be served.
For more information: 631-692-4664 (weekdays, 9am-5pm)