Walt Whitman’s Turning 199 and the Festivities Have Already Begun

  Thursday marks the 199th anniversary of  poet Walt Whitman’s birth. Born in West Hills, Whitman is known as the father of free verse, standing among the most significant poets in history. 2018 is proving to be strong year for the Walt Whitman Birthplace, with Read More …

300 Books Donated to the Walt Whitman Birthplace

A 300-book collection, some rare, all relating to Walt Whitman, was donated to the new Norman and Jeanette Gould Library, which is housed in the Walt Whitman Birthplace, and celebrated on Thursday’s launch, in part, by the attendance of Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Read More …