Babylon By the Sea
Looking to do a little light, summer reading? Why not dig into the history of Babylon Village? Here are few books to get you started.
There are a lot of great photos and postcards as well as interesting history about parts of the Village that you may drive by every day.
This is a great book for anyone interested in the history of Babylon
Babylon Village (Postcard History Series)
This book is full of postcards, photos and information about our little village. A lot of the information is pulled directly from the South Side Signal, Babylon’s first newspaper.
Saving Fire Island from Robert Moses: The Fight for a National Seashore
From this premise Professor Verga, who teaches Long Island history at Suffolk County Community, weaves a compelling tale of local heroes who battled one of the most influential men in New York State history to save Fire Island.
Buy Saving Fire Island from Robert Moses: The Fight for a National Seashore on Amazon.com
Long Island: Historic Houses of the South Shore (Images of America)
While some of these homes are still around, many more have fallen to the builder’s wrecking ball, replaced with McMansions or other modern buildings.
Buy Long Island: Historic Houses of the South Shore (Images of America) on Amazon.com
Along the Great South Bay: From Oakdale to Babylon, (Long Island, NY) the Story of a Summer Spa, 1840-1940
Buy Along the Great South Bay: From Oakdale to Babylon, (Long Island, NY) the Story of a Summer Spa, 1840-1940 on Amazon.com
Thanks for the suggestions. Where can I get copies of these books?
Click on the links, the pictures or the titles to go to the Amazon page for each book.