Jericho Public Library

Department: Special Collections: Local History
1 Merry Lane
Jericho, New York 11753-1792
Phone: 516-935-6790
Fax: 516-935-2639
Betsey Murphy - [email protected]

Jericho Public Library


Jericho’s history begins with the formation of Long Island in the Ice Age and continues with the Native American inhabitants, Dutch and English colonists and Quaker settlers. It ends with Jericho’s transformation to a suburban community.

Jericho Public Library is a member of the Long Island Library Resources Council.


Doughty Family

Images from members of the Doughty family of Jericho, NY

Halleran Family Collection

Images from members of the Halleran family of Jericho, NY

Jericho Historical Collection

Photographs, maps, and postcards documenting the history of Jericho, NY.