In the beginning, there was ice.
Eighteen thousand years ago, a massive wall of ice 300 feet thick extended south from the Arctic to what is now New Jersey. There was no Long Island then. There was no island at all, because the land was a solid mass covered by this enormous ice cap. READ
What do we know about our history?
Native people — who got the name “Indians” from Europeans — lived on the North Fork for perhaps 10,000 years, arriving from the west in search of new lives as the Ice Age retreated north. READ
In the margins of hundreds of pages filed in binders, Greenport native Bill Hulse took copious notes and tucked them away in boxes of old family photos, newspaper clippings and cemetery maps. READ