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Memorial Cemetery of St. Johns Church - Click to view large or buy print

Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church - Click to view large or buy print

The Memorial Cemetery of St. John’s Church, designed by the Olmstead Brothers, who designed the gardens at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oheka Castle and many other Gold Coast Estates – a lovely place to spend an afternoon or an eternity.

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St. James General Store, View large or buy print

St. James General Store, View large or buy print

St. James General Store is supposed to be the oldest General Store in the United States to be in continuous operation. The past clings to the wooden floors, once trod by farmers, fishermen and some of the most famous entertainers in the world. And it’s quite possible, some of those feet still walk the floors. Go to A Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries to read the article

The Hempstead House, click to view large or buy print

The Hempstead House, click to view large or buy print

The history of Castlegould and the Hempstead House in Sands Point, New York. Discover the story behind the construction and life of two of Long Island’s most incredible buildings, view photos of the gothic architecture, and relive the sex and scandal worthy of Jay Gatsby and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Go to A Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries to read the article

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Building 93. Click here to view larger or buy a print of this image

Kings Park Psychiatric Institute on Long Island was one of the first, as well as one of the largest industrial sized mental institution. Today it lies in ruins, a testimony to a dark chapter in our history, and another chapter in the Gothic Curiosity Cabinet. Go to A Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries to read the article

The Fire Island National Seashore is protected by the Fire Island Lighthouse, which has for almost 200 years protected those in peril on the seas. Explore the history and the spirits of this maritime treasure from the Gothic Curiosity Cabinet. Go to A Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries to read the article

One of the most prolific folk tale and urban legends of Long Island is that of Hatchet Mary or Mary’s Grave. What many people don’t realize is that Hatchet Mary was a historical figure, and that the tale of Mary’s Grave is quite likely much older than many people believe. While it’s impossible to know for sure the truth behind the tale, there’s a lot more there than one might have known. Go to A Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries to read the article

The Gristmill at Stony Brook, New York has been in operation since the 17th century. Many people have passed through its doors since the days of Colonial Long Island, and it seems, some have never left. Take a step back in time and explore the mystery of one of our oldest buildings and Long Island history, with its own lady in white. Go to A Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries to read the article