TIMELINE

1900
Circa 1900, Cornell Brown built the house located at 30 Cousins Lane, Fort Salonga NY
 
1909
May 25, 1909 Mr. Washington's will drawn up. Town of Huntington tax records.
 
1911
April 2, 1911 New York Times, LI home for Dr. Washington, Famous Negro Educator Buys An Estate In One Of The Most Aristocratic Sections. (photocopy of Deed at Huntington Historical Society)
 
June 13, 1911 Codicil to will leaving house to wife.
 
2003
May 21, 2003, Historic Marker Dedication
 
2005
May 10, 2005, 2005-342 ENACTMENT: ADOPT Local Law Introductory NO. 18-2005 amending the Code of the Town of Huntington, Chapter 198 (Zoning), Article VI (Historic District, Buildings & Landmarks), 198-41 (Designation of Sites & buildings) to designate as an historic landmark and property known as the Booker T. Washington House located at Cousins Lane, Ft. Salonga.
 
2007

19090 Jerry Gucciardo n/s (#30) Cousins Lane, 488' w/o Juliet Lane, Ft. Salonga, NY 11768

02/15/2007 02/20/2007 GRANTED WITH CONDITION

Request side yard relief in order to erect a two story front addition with breezeway attached to existing frame garage and shed and erect second story over garage and shed for storage at Booker T. Washington House.

19054 D & D Equities LLC Old East Neck Rd., Melville, NY

 
2009
June 9, 2009 - Town of Huntington, Letter received from Law firm of Cahn & Cahn on behalf of Indian Head Bluff, LLC regarding a petition to revoke the Historic Designation of the "Booker T. Washington House" locate at 30 Cousins Street, Northport, New York.
 
August 19, 2009 - The owner of the historic Long Island house where Booker T. Washington spent summers changed his mind about tearing it down. Lawyer says his plan is to move the house to another location on the property and to build a new house.
 
December 29, 2009 - Booker T. Washington House is one of five properties placed on SPLIA's first Endangered Properties List.
 
2010
 
January 30, 2010 - Booker T. Washington House on display in the waiting room of  the Huntington Long Island Rail Road Station as part of the Town of Huntington's Black History Month Exhibit.
 
 
 
 
 
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