Historical Periods (Suffolk County, NY)

History - Colonial Period, ca. 1600-1775
         See also  Long Island History web page          
               Under  African American History
                          Cattle Ranching
                          East End
                          -- North Fork

                          -- South Fork                       

                          [Towns and Villages of Suffolk County]



            See also   Long Island Town Histories and Records web page
                                 Under "L.I. Towns -- Suffolk County", 
                                     Under  individuallistings for each of the 10 towns
                           L.I. Villages -- Suffolk, A-K  web page
                           L.I. Villages -- Suffolk, L-Z   web page
                           Outer Islands (of L.I.)  web page 
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History - French and Indian War, 1754-1763
        See also  History - Colonial Period, ca. 1600-1775
                      History - Revolution, 1775-1783
History - Revolution, 1775-1783
        See also  Colonial Period, ca. 1600-1775
                      French and Indian War, 1754-1763

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  • Bayles, RThomas R.  "Suffolk During the Revolution."  Long Island Forum, April 1965:  pp. 81-82, 84.
  • "Suffolk County in the Revolution -- Washington's Tour -- The War of 1812."  In History of Suffolk County.  New York:  W.W. Munsell & Co., 1882:  pp. 62-65.
  • Vincitorio, Gaetano L.  "The Revolutionary War and Its Aftermath in Suffolk County, Long Island."  Long Island Historical Journal, 7(1) Fall 1994:  pp. 68-85.
History, 1783-1812
  • Vincitorio, Gaetano L.  "The Revolutionary War and Its Aftermath in Suffolk County, Long Island."  Long Island Historical Journal, 7(1) Fall 1994:  pp. 68-85.
History -- War of 1812
History, 1815-1861
  • Barber, John Warner and Henry Howe. "Suffolk County."  In Historical Collections of the State of New York; Containing a General Collection of the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions,  Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c. Relating to Its History and Antiquities, and Geographical Descriptions of Every Township in the State.  Illustrated by 230 Engravings.  Port Washington, NY:  Kennikat Press.  Ira J. Friedman Division, 1841, repr. 1970:  pp. 533-546.  (Patchogue-Medford Library.  Celia M. Hastings Local History Room.  Digital Archives)
  • "Sectionalism."  Long Islander, July 20, 1860:  p. 2.
  • "The Presidential Candidates."  Long Islander, August 10, 1860:  p. 2.  
  • "Fusion (?) Convention."  Long Islander, October 12, 1860:  p. 2.
History - Civil War, 1861-1865
--  General
  • "Who Will Do the Fighting?" [Sag Harbor] Corrector, April 13, 1861:  p. 2.
  • "The Civil War.  From Our Own Correspondent, No. 1:  On Board Transport Daylight, Bound for Washington, D.C., April 24, 1861.  [Sag Harbor] Corrector,  May 4, 1861:  p. 2.
  • "Long Island News."  [sag Harbor] Corrector, May 4, 1861:  p. 2.
  • "No. 2.  Washington, D.C., May 6th, 1861."  [Sag Harbor] Corrector, May 18, 1861:  p. 2.
--  Long Island Rail Road
  • "Long Island Railroad.  Winter Arrangement."  Long Islander, December 9, 1864:  p. 3.
--  Military Units
---  General
  • "Let Us Have Action." [Sag Harbor] Corrector, October 19, 1861:  p. 2.  -- Call for the raising of a Suffolk County regiment.

---  Regimental Histories

           [some of the units containing Suffolk companies or contingents]

--  Racism

  • "Nigger on the Brain."  Long Islander, June 5, 1863:  p. 2.  -- Local anti-slavery take on the favorite slogan of the opposition, then used to try to muzzle anti-slavery voices.

--  Recruiting Centers

--  War Profiteering

  • "War!  War!  War!:  Buy Your Groceries Before They Go Up."  [Sag Harbor] Corrector, June 15, 1861:  p. 3.
History, 1865-1898
  • Suffolk County G.A.R. Posts (Morrisvile College), maintained by Sue Greenhagen -- Grand Army of the Republic, Union veterans' association posts, were scattered across the North, and initially were a very powerful association, political and social lobby.
  • "Yaphank.  The Model Poorhouse of the Country.  How Suffolk County Paupers are Trained to Work -- Lunatics Raising Potatoes and Corn [but not Hay] -- A Poormaster Who Knows His Business."  Brooklyn Eagle, October 16, 1875:  p. 2.
History - Spanish-American War, 1898
        See also   Camp Wickoff
                        Cattle Ranching 
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History - World War, 1914-1918
       See  Suffolk County - History - World War, 1914-1918 web page              
History - World War, 1939-1945

        See also  Camp Upton 

  • "Cricket Invasion Fought in Suffolk:  Pests in North Patchogue Raid Houses and Threaten to Drive Out Families."  New York Times, July 17, 1942:  p. 17.