Today our Project Stewardship group will take a walking tour of “The Brush” in Wantagh and North Bellmore! We will visit the historic sites that were part of this once vibrant Quaker and African American community that grew as Long Island was settled into the 18th and 19th centuries and then waned during the 20th.
The slide show that Marko created during his Civic Mentoring experience will lead the way! Stops will include the Lawrence House, Harold Avenue Cemetery, St. Matthias Episcopal Church, The Jerusalem Friends & Cemetery Meeting House and the Wantagh Railroad Museum.
What amazing history that we have right here in our own backyard!