The old Weeks - Muncy Cemetery on Boulevard Avenue will soon have a new fence and sign, thanks to the Town of Islip, and Historian Robert Finnegan. On Memorial Day, flags were placed on the grave of Revolutionary War soldier David Ruland, buried here.
See the newspaper pages that announced the new "Bank of Babylon" in 1956 -
Listen to (or read) interviews conducted with West Islip residents who described life in our community back in the early 1900s... They took part in the Library's 1982 Oral History Project.
Watch for news of more local history items as we work toward setting up the West Islip History Center in the newly restored LaGrange building.