George Munkenbeck, Islip Town Historian, discusses the history of the town from it’s possibly piratical origins to its surprising connections to WW I and the Suffragist movement.
And to all our listeners – we’re back! Apologies for the gap between episodes – life had other plans over the winter. But we’re gearing up for another great round of episodes. Stay tuned for big band era broadcasters, more Long Island power ballads, tales of mass digitization and a special TURN-inspired mini-series!
From Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates (1921)Further Research
- Islip History
- History of the Islip Town Seal
- Calendar of Council Minutes 1668-1783
“Investigations into Gov. Fletcher’s and Wm. Nicoll’s connection with pirates.”
- The Telefunken Station in Sayville