Local History Resources

Research Tools

If you’re interested in tracking down your local history, these links should help you out! If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at f.torre.hserl@gmail.com or message us on facebook @ facebook.com/hserl1.

Family Records

https://www.familysearch.org/search/tree/name

(Family search requires requires you to set up a free account before use. Highly recommended for anyone who’s working on a genealogy project.)

Search Historic Local News Papers:

https://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/?a=p&p=countybrowser&county=Nassau&e=——-en-20–1–txt-txIN———-

My Nassau Property Lookup (to find approximate information on your home)

https://lrv.nassaucountyny.gov/

Use the “Map” tab to locate your home on the Nassau County tax map.

Historic Maps

1873 Beers Map of East Rockaway & Lynbrook

1906 Map

East Rockaway

https://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/2443/Rockaway+East++New+Cassel++Stewartville++Valley+Stream/Nassau+County+1906+Long+Island/New+York/

Lynbrook

https://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/2432/Lynbrook++Central+Park++New+Hyde+Park/Nassau+County+1906+Long+Island/New+York/

1914 Map

East Rockaway

South

https://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/2546/Rockaway+Park+East/Nassau+County+1914+Long+Island/New+York/

North

https://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/2545/Rockaway+East/Nassau+County+1914+Long+Island/New+York/

Lynbrook

South

https://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/2524/Lynbrook+Southerly+Part/Nassau+County+1914+Long+Island/New+York/

North

https://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/2523/Lynbrook+Northerly+Part/Nassau+County+1914+Long+Island/New+York/