On Thursday, Oct. 28th, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet hosted historian and author Amy Folk and her presentation on her book "Murder on Long Island" which tells of the murder of Mr. & Mrs. Wickham of Cutchogue in 1854.
The double murder not only shocked and horrified the local community but also reverberated throughout the northeast. Ms. Folk not only spoke of the murders and the people involved but also continued with their stories up to and including the current year.
Murder on Long Island
Presented by Amy Folk - Southold Town Historian
Pictured with Ms. Folk are board members (l-r): John Martin, Lynn Seifert, Jean Marie Reiszl, Leslie Schwan, Debbie Filipowski, Valerie Schuster, Edda Labzda, Natalie Caltabellota, Jack Weishahn, Ms. Folk, Colleen Kurka, Kelly Weiss, Elvira Lettieri, Gene Murphy, Christine Scibelli, Elizabeth Thomas, Vicki Berger, Elaine Kurka; (front): Rob Finnegan, Madeline Hanewinckel