Historic Haunts of Long Island
Kerriann Flanagan Brosky
On Tuesday, October 25th, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet hosted a presentation by Kerriann Flanagan Brosky as she took a ghostly journey through Long Island’s history, from Native American legends and beyond. Ghosts were lurking in the Execution Rocks Lighthouse, where Revolutionary War Patriots were brutally tortured and killed by the British during the Battle of Long Island. Popular gathering places also have otherworldly tenants, like Bayport’s Grey Horse Tavern and the Cutchogue Village Green, where several old buildings - and their former inhabitants - are preserved. Long Island’s history was unearthed and preserved through its ghost stories and spirits who have made their presence known.
From left to right: Madeline Hanewinckel, Arlene Goldman, Chris Vanasco, John White, Kristen Carter, Jim Vesely, Ms. Brosky, Valerie Schuster, Roberta Drake, Edda Labzda, Nancy Libert, Kate Weglarz, Debbie Filipowski, Elaine Schill, Lisa Kiernan, Jane Mizrach.