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An equestrian statue is one of the few remaining vestiages of the massive Harbor Hill Gold Coast estate in Roslyn.

From sprawling potato farms and incredibly lavish estates, to whaling ships and early race cars, Long Island has an incredibly rich history often lost through the generations. Long Island hosted the nation's first professional auto races. Though farming still thrives in Suffolk County, there are only a few working farms left in Nassau County, where hundreds of farms dotted the landscape generations ago. Cold Spring Harbor, Greenport, Sag Harbor and Southampton were centers of the whaling industry in America and maintain a whaling heritage today. Long Island was both home to an iconic president - Teddy Roosevelt - and the site of a famous tour by George Washington during the early days of our nation's existence. Get your copy here!