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FOC Receives Grants!

The Friends are proud of the support from the foundations whose links appear below. The capacity building grants they have awarded us will greatly help in strengthening our organization for the benefit of Connetquot River State Park Preserve:

The Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation

New York State Council on the Arts

Parks & Trails New York

Upstate History Alliance

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The Gold Coast and the Real Gatsby

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.

Travel back in time to the days of Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby learning about the families and some of the actual grand houses that inspired the book and movies. North Shore historian and author Paul J. Mateyunas will talk about the history of the Gold Coast and the grand old estate houses. Mr. Mateyunas will autograph copies of his books North Shore Long Island: Country Houses, 1890-1950 and Long Island's Gold Coast.

Long Island's Gold Coast will be available for purchase or you may purchase it in advance at Amazon.

Date/Time: Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.

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