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  • Hidden Past podcast: Cuban Giants of Babylon & baseball on LI - listen here

    Hidden Past podcast: Cuban Giants of Babylon & baseball on LI - listen here

    Thursday, October 3 2019 3:56 PM EDT2019-10-03 19:56:50 GMT
    Baseball and the Town of Babylon have always been a winning combination. The Cuban Giants were an overnight success in 1885.
    Baseball and the Town of Babylon have always been a winning combination. The Cuban Giants were an overnight success in 1885. 
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Cuban Giants of Babylon

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Cuban Giants of Babylon

    Thursday, October 3 2019 9:36 AM EDT2019-10-03 13:36:59 GMT
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
    In 1885, the head waiter of the Argyle Hotel in Babylon came up with the idea of putting together a baseball team made up of waiters to entertain guests.
  • Long Island's Hidden Past: Mary E. Bell House

    Long Island's Hidden Past: Mary E. Bell House

    Thursday, September 5 2019 9:05 AM EDT2019-09-05 13:05:12 GMT
    There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
    There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.There is one house in Center Moriches still standing that tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
    The Mary E. Bell House in Center Moriches tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
    The Mary E. Bell House in Center Moriches tells the story of how emancipated slaves on Long Island went on to build their own communities and circles of support and faith.
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