books for sale

Several local history books are available, including our two 2017 publications, The History of Camp Upton ($15) and The Biography and Collected Writings of Thomas R. Bayles ($20).  Each of these books was made possible by a grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. http://www.rdlgfoundation.org/ 

To purchase either book, send a check payable to The Longwood Alliance, PO Box 24, Middle Island, NY 11953. Please include an additional $5 for shipping and handling per book., along with your preferred shipping address.  We also have copies of The Civil War Letters, A Lifetime in Middle Island and Early Settlers of Longwood and various Veterans Honor Roll Biographies.   All books are available for in-person purchase at our annual Memorial Day, Veterans Day, and Pearl Harbor Day ceremonies at Bartlett Pond Park, as well as at Longwood Day, the Coram Davis House events and The Brookhaven Town Fair at Longwood Estate.  Questions?  Contact Gailybaily@aol.com or Pinfranco@aol.com

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Alliance Publishes New Camp Upton Book with Gardiner Grant

August 23, 2017

For Immediate Release:

The Longwood Alliance is proud to announce the publication of the first of two local history books made possible by a grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation.  http://www.rdlgfoundation.org/ “The History of Camp Upton: World War I through World War II” by Donald Bayles and Paul Infranco is now available for purchase. This 176 page volume is full of interesting photos and information about the amazing rise of Camp Upton in 1917 and the essential role it played in both World Wars. . Book sale proceeds will benefit The Alliance’s member group, the Longwood Society for Historic Preservation. Hope to see many of our local history lovers at these events!Camp Upton Cover(1) Final Camp Upton Back(2) Final TRB Cover complete photo

New Bayles Publication Joins Camp Upton Thanks to Gardiner Grant

September 7, 2017

For Immediate Release

The Longwood Alliance is proud to announce the publication of the second of two local history books made possible by a grant from The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation. http://www.rdlgfoundation.org/“The Biography and Collected Writings of Thomas R. Bayles: Railroad Agent, Farmer and Historian, 1895- 1977,” by Donald Bayles, is now available for purchase for $20. This is a large, 715 page book, filled with hundreds of local history articles Mr. Bayles wrote for his decades-long “Footnotes to Long Island History” newspaper column. The Longwood Alliance’s other new book, “The History of Camp Upton: World War I through World War II,” by Donald Bayles and Paul Infranco, is also still available for purchase for $15. This 176 page volume is full of interesting photos and information about the amazing rise of Camp Upton in 1917 and the essential role it played in both World Wars.

Book Sale at Town Fair