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Civil War 150th Anniversary, 1861-1865 / 2011-2015

American Civil War 150th Anniversary

(Sesquicentennial):  1861-65 / 2011-15 

 

-- National

-- New York State 

-- Long Island, NY

-- Brookhaven Town (Suffolk County, NY)

-- Patchogue-Medford Area (Brookhaven Town, Suffolk County, NY)

-- Patchogue-Medford Library

  • Dr. J.J. Craven and the Origin of the Patchogue Library Association, 1883-1893, 2nd ed., by Mark Rothenberg (Patchogue-Medford Library.  Celia M. Hastings Local History Room.  PML Centennial Collection), 1999, rev. and exp. 2010 - How a man with connections to Samuel F.B. Morse, the California Gold Rush, Abraham Lincoln, William T. Sherman, the Civil War Medical Corps (of whom he was a senior member), Jefferson Davis, Nelson Miles, Andrew Johnson, an international best seller, 3 U.S. patents, helped found a L.I. Library. 
  • From Association to Public Library, 1883-1900:  The Pre-History of the Patchogue-Medford Library, comp. and ed. by Mark Rothenberg(Patchogue-Medford Library.  Celia M. Hastings Local History Room.  PML Centennial Collection.  PML History in Summary Form, Part I) - first brochure in a series of threee; click to enlarge pages  (Patchogue-Medford Library.  Celia M. Hastings Local History Room.  PML Centennial Collection)