A Look Back

Ask the Historian


It's your turn! Each week, "A Look Back" highlights one interesting tidbit of information about local history. What has always fascinated you about East Meadow's past? Is there a location you pass every day that might have an odd back story? Let me know what intrigues you and I'll consider researching its history.

Have a meaningful holiday break and check back next week for a profile of Mrs. Sarah Ann Barnum, one of East Meadow's most prominent residents.

Dr. Scott Eckers is the author of East Meadow in Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. He is Vice President of the East Meadow Board of Education as well as Social Studies Chair for the East Williston School District. Scott is also an entertainer and recording artist.