Place: Long Island, NY

Founding Name
Lange Eyland
Chosen Name
Long Island
Full Name
Lange Eyland
Founding Date (text)
End Date (text)
Date of Establishment (text)
The first white settlement of Long Island, however was not made until 1636...
Jurisdiction Type
unchartered area
Nieuw Nederlandt
Boundary Events
Name at the time Change Start Date End Date Boundary Event
Lange Eyland Long Island (Lange Eyland) under nominal control of Nieuw Nederlandt 1639-03-10 1640-04-17 Long Island_Lange Eyland_1639-03-10_1640-04-17
Lange Eyland Lost to settlement of Southampton 1640-04-17 1640-08-15 Long Island_Lange Eyland_1640-04-17_1640-08-15
Lange Eyland Lost to settlement of Southold 1640-08-15 1642-03-28 Long Island_Lange Eyland_1640-08-15_1642-03-28
Lange Eyland Lost to charter of Maspeth 1642-03-28 1644-11-16 Long Island_Lange Eyland_1642-03-28_1644-11-16
Source Images

History of Long Island, Vol. 1, Ross, Chap. IV p. 45