Book Signings

We will be discussing and signing copies of our book Long Island Oddities at the following dates and locations:

10/23/13 7PM Carle Place, Barnes and Noble

10/24/13 7PM Bay Shore, Barnes and Noble

10/30/13 7PM Lake Grove, Barnes and Noble

Suffolk County Potters Field
  Ever wonder where the poor in Suffolk County were buried? Well this is the place. It consists of rows of graves baring only numbers. There are a very small number of grave plaques with names on them. Those buried here were from the Suffolk County Home (poor house) and the Suffolk County Asylum.  
     
   
   
A recently renovated count building nearby, still bares the name
"The Suffolk Home" on its doorway. This is where many of the interred lived.
Number 63.
Under the year it says "Suffolk Home"
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