As time passes, the landscape often changes. While there are certainly places in East Hampton that seem frozen in time, most would argue that much is different, and it’s fascinating to look back at what’s come and gone. Take, for example, the history of a simple storefront.
Aside from its collection of historical materials, the Long Island Collection possesses quite a bit of literature by Long Island authors. The portrait at right is of George Sterling, a poet and playwright who was recognized in the San Francisco Bay Area as one of the greatest American poets of the early 20th century.