Amy Folk, Historian

Amy Kasuga Folk is the collections manager for the Southold Historical Society, the Oysterponds Historical Society and the Suffolk County Historical Society.  A veteran of the museum world, she has worked with a number of other Long Island Institutions, including Old Bethpage Village Restoration.  She is the co-author of the award winning books, Munnawhatteaug:  The Last Days of the Menhaden Industry of Eastern Long Island, A World Unto Itself: The Remarkable History of Plum Island, New York, and A Murder on Long Island.  She is also the President of the Long Island Museum Association. 

Rum runner sloop "Kirk and Sweeney" with contraband stacked on deck in 1924.  Photo: US Coast Guard