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Four acre tract of land acquired by a group of Orient's citizens and presented to the Oysterponds Historical Society in 1955.
On this site many Indian artifacts have been found, indicative that it was one of their campsites.
Poquatuck was the In…
The men and women of
Republic Aviation built
9,087 P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters in E. Farmingdale
for the USAAF: 1941-1945
J.H. Doxsee developed unique
canning process for clams/
seafood shipped nationwide
from factory site 500' west.
1866 - 1905
1867-76 Southside RR, LIRR
acquired 1880. 1897 Depot
built, burned 1943. 1999 EIHS
moved shelter to south side.
Platform added 2000.
Hist. Landmark Preservation cte.
In the late 1800s a bridge was built from here over West Brook to what was called "Paradise." The bridge provided Mr. Cutting with a direct route to the South Side Sportsmen's Club, where he was a member. The bridge was built with locally cut locu…
This magnificent 68-room mansion, called Westbrook, was the country home of William Bayard Cutting (1850-1912) and his beloved wife Olivia (1855-1949). Their main residence was in New York City. W. B. Cutting was an industrialist involved in railr…
Across the river from Bayard Cutting Arboretum stands the large red-brick and gray-stone structure that was part of William Kissam Vanderbilt's estate. W. K. Vanderbilt's "Idle Hour," a 110-room, English-style mansion, was designed by Richard Howl…
Was the wife of
Dr. George Muirson
A churchwarden and benefactor of this parish and a pioneer in smallpox innoculation. A British Loyalist, he was exiled after the American Revolution, and all his property was confiscated. Mrs. Muirson's grave…
First Amityville suffrage
club president, formed 1914.
Held local meetings and
working rights for women.
Louisine W. Havemeyer 1855-1929
Suffragist, feminist, philanthropist wife of
Bayberry Point developer, H.O. Havemeyer
Financed and actively campaigned for
woman's right to vote in New York