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The 2020 edition, vol. 75, of the NCHS Journal has been to mailed to members and library subscribers in January 2021.

The next NCHS virtual program via Zoom webinar, free and available to the general public, is scheduled for:

Historic Crimes of Long Island: Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s

Historic Crimes of Long Island: Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s

Sunday, March 7, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
“Historic Crimes of Long Island: Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s”
Kerriann Flanagan Brosky

True crimes and why people are led to commit them have fascinated people for centuries. In Historic Crimes of Long Island; Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s, award-winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky uncovers some of the most ghastly historical crimes committed on Long Island – from the tar, feathering and murder of Charles Kelsey in 1872, to the East Hampton witch trial of 1657, to the kidnapping of Alice Parson in 1937. Join her as she discusses some of Long Island’s most horrific crimeTrue crimes and why people are led to commit them have fascinated people for centuries. In Historic Crimes of Long Island; Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s, award-winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky uncovers some of the most ghastly historical crimes committed on Long Island – from the tar, feathering and murder of Charles Kelsey in 1872, to the East Hampton witch trial of 1657, to the kidnapping of Alice Parson in 1937. Join her as she discusses some of Long Island’s most horrific crimes.

Kerriann Brosky

Kerriann Brosky

The speaker is Kerriann Flanagan Brosky. Eight-time, award winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky, has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, Newsday and Distinction magazine. She has appeared on CBS' Sunday Morning Show, "Ticket" with Laura Savini, News 12 Long Island, and The Thinking Writer in East Hampton, for her previously published non-fiction books. Kerriann served on the Board of Trustees as First Vice President for the Huntington Historical Society for six years, and she served as a Trustee for the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association for three years. Kerriann is the recipient of the Top Advocate for Historic Preservation and Education award from the Oyster Bay Historical Society, the Huntington Heritage Education Award from the Town of Huntington, and Woman of Distinction award from the New York State Assembly.

We'll be opening the webinar around 1:45 p.m. so that you can join us prior to 2:00 p.m. Please try to be on by 1:55 p.m. so that we can start on time.

Register in advance for this webinar:
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


More information, and directions, are provided on our Calendar page. There you will also find information about past and future meetings.

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic of 2020,
the NCHS has suspended all in-person programs. As circumstances allow, we will be holding virtual meetings which will be announced on this site, and through our e-mail announce list. To subscribe, go to: NCHS-Announce.

Stay tuned. Stay healthy.

Disclaimers:
The Nassau County Historical Society is a volunteer organization which operates for the society’s membership. We regret that are unable to fill any research requests, including genealogical inquires.

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NCHS Journal
vol. 74, 2019

The current Journal, vol. 75, 2020, was published and mailed to members and subscribers in January 2021.
Contact us if you did not receive your copy.
You may view the Table of Contents, and President Naylor’s “Last Word, President’s Report, and Historical News” reviewing the society’s events of 2020. The Journal is one of the benefits of membership in the NCHS.

NCHS Journal Cumulative Indexes

The previously published cumulative indexes to our Journal are available online. These indexes, 1937-1957 and 1958-1988, combined with the current list of articles since 1989, are keyword searchable by title, author, and subject.
Hearty thanks to Trustee David Doucette for his efforts on this project.