The Long Island history community recently lost an important member: Gene Horton, historian of Blue Point in the town of Brookhaven. His dedication to local history and his skill in making it accessible and entertaining to others knew no bounds.
To celebrate, the Long Island History Project presents portions of two interviews conducted with Gene over the years. You’ll hear about his dogged pursuit of the paintings of William Glackens as well as his admiration for the shennanigans of early 20th-century innkeeper Bill Graham. Gene loved a good story and we were glad that we were able to capture some of them on the podcast. [Read more…] about Brookhaven: Long Island History Project Remembers Gene Horton