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David Overton Audio Files

The Sachem Public Library's Audio Archives of Jack Ellsworth's WLIW Broadcasts of Brookhaven Town Historian David Overton's Oral History of Towns of Brookhaven, New York (Originally broadcast between 1993 and 1997)

These audio MP3 files are recordings of the regular appearances of David Overton, Brookhaven Town Historian, on Jack Ellsworth's WLIM 1580 AM radio program between the years of 1993 and 1997. When the original broadcast date is unknown the date is indicated as "ca. 1993". These recordings are copyrighted and may not be used commercially without the express consent of the producers and owners. To save the files locally, right click the link and choose "save as" on a Windows-based computer (Mac users, ctrl-click).

  1. Introduction to the Series
  2. Belle Terre - 9/16/1993
  3. Belle Terre - 3/9/1995
  4. Belle Terre - President Monroe - 4/18/1996
  5. Bellport - ca. 1993
  6. Bellport - 3/31/1994
  7. Bellport - 1/25/1996
  8. Bellport - President Ford - 5/8/1997
  9. Blizzards - 3/10/1994
  10. Blizzards - 3/16/1995
  11. Bluepoint - ca. 1993
  12. Bluepoint - 12/30/1995
  13. Bluepoint - 9/21/1995
  14. Bluepoint - President Harrison - 1/30/1997
  15. Brookhaven - ca. 1993
  16. Brookhaven - 5/26/1994
  17. Brookhaven - President Washington - 3/14/1996
  18. Centereach - 10/7/1993
  19. Centereach - 4/21/1994
  20. Centereach - 11/16/1995
  21. Center Moriches - ca. 1993
  22. Center Moriches - 4/28/1994
  23. Center Moriches - 2/15/1996
  24. Center Moriches - President Bush - 5/27/1997
  25. President Cleveland - 1/23/1997
  26. Coram - ca. 1993
  27. Coram - 4/7/1994
  28. Coram - 2/1/1996
  29. Coram - President Carter - 5/15/1997
  30. Crystal Brook - 2/16/1995
  31. East Moriches - ca. 1993
  32. East Moriches - 2/3/1994
  33. East Moriches - 1/4/1996
  34. East Moriches - President Kennedy - 4/17/1997
  35. Eastport - ca. 1993
  36. Eastport - 1/19/1995
  37. Eastport - President Harding - 2/27/1997
  38. Farmingville - 11/12/1993
  39. Farmingville - 1/12/1995
  40. Farmingville - President Polk - 5/30/1996
  41. Gordon Heights - 12/9/1993
  42. Gordon Heights - 3/23/1995
  43. Gordon Heights - President Pierce - 10/24/1996
  44. Great South Beach - 10/21/1993
  45. Great South Beach - 4/27/1995
  46. Great South Beach - 5/16/1996
  47. Presidential Campaign - Hays and Garfield - 11/21/1996
  48. Holtsville - 1/18/1993
  49. Holtsville - 7/1/1993
  50. Holtsville - 3/24/1994
  51. Holtsville - 5/1/1997
  52. Lake Grove - ca. 1993
  53. Lake Grove - 5/18/1995
  54. Lake Grove - 5/25/1995
  55. Lake Grove - 5/25/95
  56. Lake Grove - President Jefferson - 4/14/1996
  57. Lake Grove - President Grant - 11/14/1996
  58. Lake Ronkonkoma - 10/28/1993
  59. Lake Ronkonkoma - President Buchanan - 10/31/1996
  60. Presidents Lincoln and Johnson - 11/7/1996
  61. Long Island Rail Road - 4/13/1995
  62. Long Island Rail Road - 4/20/1995
  63. Manorville - ca. 1993
  64. Manorville - ca. 1993
  65. Manorville - 1/27/1994
  66. Manorville - 12/14/1995
  67. Manorville - President Eisenhower - 4/10/1997
  68. Mastic Beach - ca. 1993
  69. Mastic Shirley - President Adams - 3/28/1996
  70. Mastic, Mastic Beach and Shirley - 5/12/1994
  71. Medford - 9/23/1993
  72. Medford - 5/19/1994
  73. Medford - President Adams - 4/25/1996
  74. Middle Island - 2/17/1994
  75. Miller Place - ca. 1993
  76. Miller Place - 4/14/1994
  77. Miller Place - 2/8/1996
  78. Miller Place - President Reagan - 5/22/1997
  79. Mount Sinai - 10/14/1993
  80. Mount Sinai - 2/9/1995
  81. Mount Sinai - President van Buren - 5/9/1996
  82. Old Field - 9/12/1993
  83. Old Field - 1/5/1995
  84. Old Field - President Madison - 4/11/1996
  85. Patchogue - ca. 1993
  86. Patchogue - 3/3/1994
  87. Patchogue - Sweezy - 11/30/1995
  88. Patchogue - President Franklin Roosevelt - 3/20/1997
  89. Patchogue - 3/27/1997
  90. Poquot - ca. 1993
  91. Poquot - 5/5/1994
  92. Poquot - 2/22/1996
  93. Poquot - Presidential Summary - 6/5/1997
  94. Port Jefferson - 11/4/1993
  95. Port Jefferson - 5/4/1995
  96. Port Jefferson - with Dr. Robert Sisler - 5/11/1995
  97. Port Jefferson - President Tyler - with S. Grucci - 5/23/1996
  98. Ridge - ca. 1993
  99. Ridge - 2/24/1994
  100. Ridge - 11/9/1995
  101. Ridge - President Hoover - 3/13/1997
  102. Long Island Roads - 3/2/1995
  103. Long Island Roads - 3/30/1995
  104. Rocky Point - ca. 1993
  105. Rocky Point - 2/20/1994
  106. Rocky Point - 12/7/1995
  107. Rocky Point - President Truman - 4/3/1997
  108. Ronkokoma Historical Society
  109. Ronkokoma - Raynor - 2/23/1995
  110. Selden - ca. 1993
  111. Selden - 2/6/1994
  112. Selden - 12/12/1995
  113. Selden - President Theodore Roosevelt - 2/13/1997
  114. Setauket - 3/17/1994
  115. Setauket - 1/11/1996
  116. Setauket - President Lyndon Johnson - 4/24/1997
  117. Shoreham - ca. 1993
  118. Shoreham - 2/10/1994
  119. Shoreham - 10/5/1995
  120. Shoreham - President McKinley - 2/6/1997
  121. South Haven - 9/30/1993
  122. South Haven - 2/2/1995
  123. South Haven - 5/2/1996
  124. Stony Brook - ca. 1993
  125. Stony Brook (2) - ca. 1993
  126. Stony Brook - President Coolidge - 3/6/1997
  127. Strongs Neck - 12/2/1993
  128. Strongs Neck - 4/6/1995
  129. Presidents Taft and Wilson - 2/20/1997
  130. Yaphank - 11/18/1993
  131. Yaphank - 1/26/1995
  132. Yaphank - President Taylor - 10/10/1996

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