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Nassau County
Historical Society

Natalie A. Naylor, Ed.D.
Professor Emerita
Hofstra University

Associate Editor
Paul D. van Wie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History and Political Science
Molloy College

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The current issue is: Volume 76, 2021

This issue of the Journal is dedicated to Nassau County Historical Society trustee Edward J. Smits, whose vision and work were responsible for Old Bethpage Village Restoration and many other Nassau County museums.

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors       ii

Life Members of the Society, 2021    iv

The President’s Message                  
--Scott Fairgrieve          v         

The Editor’s Message
--Natalie A. Naylor       vi

Old Bethpage Village Restoration Reaches a Milestone
--Gary R. Hammond     1

Introducing Quokko: An Enslaved Person’s Journey Through Revolutionary Times
--Amy Vacchio              25

Marion Hollins, Long Island’s Star Sportswoman a Century Ago
--Natalie A. Naylor       36

Editorial: Securing Old Bethpage Village Restoration’s Future
--The Editors                 40

The Last Word: Historical News and Book Notes
--Natalie A. Naylor       42