Footnotes to Long Island History


Thomas R. Bayles

Thomas R. Bayles, the premier local historian of Brookhaven Town, has since 1947 contributed many historical sketches to local newspapers. The bulk of these treat Suffolk County, with emphasis on Brookhaven Town. They serve as a supplement to Historical and descriptive Sketches of Suffolk County published in 1873 by his Father, Richard M. Bayles

Mr. Bayles' series  Footnotes of Long Island History ran in the Patchogue Advance, later renamed the Long Island Advance. he also contributed historical articles to the News Review, Port Jefferson Times and other newspapers.


Davis Erhardt

December 8, 1973

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