Elaine Kiesling Whitehouse is an author, educator, and journalist who has been writing since she was a young girl. And no matter how many years she spent living abroad, her interest in Long Island and its history remained strong. On this episode of the Long Island History Project, we’ll hear how she developed her novel Hart’s Tavern out of the barest of mentions on a roadside historical marker in Patchogue. We’ll also talk about her growth as a writer on the Fire Island Tide newspaper and the allure of the myths and legends of Long Island’s South Shore.
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The Long Island History Project is a podcast featuring stories and interviews with people passionate about Long Island history. It is co-hosted by academic librarian Chris Kretz and local historian and preservationist Connie Currie.
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