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Sagamore Hill was the family home of our 26th President Theodore Roosevelt, his wife Edith and their six children. He built the Queen Anne Shingle style home on 155 acres between 1884 and 1886 and it became known as the "Summer White House" during…
"The house stands right on the top of the hill, separated by fields and belts of woodland from all other houses, and looks out over the bay and the Sound. We see the sun go down beyond long reaches of land and water . . . We love all the seasons; …
General George Washington created a domestic network of spies, appointing Major Benjamin Tallmadge of Setauket as the head of the Long Island based Culper Spy Ring. Tallmadge appealed to Robert Townsend, a Manhattan merchant, to join him as a spy …
In 1775, the populace of Oyster Bay was divided, with only 20 percent supporting American independence. Among this small group of rebels was local merchant and politician Samuel Townsend, the owner of what is today Raynham Hall Museum. In 1776,…
Completed 1873, stick-stylearchitecture. Boyhood churchof Theodore Roosevelt, 26thPresident. Listed on NationalRegister of Historic Places.J. Cleveland Cady, Architect
Oyster Bay was occupied by the British from 1776-1783. Due to the close proximity to their fort, the Loyalist Queen's Rangers occupied the residence during the winter of 1778-1779. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
From 1776 to 1783, this house was used as headquarters for the Loyalist Queen's Rangers. It was the home of Robert Townsend, a spy for General Washington. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Built 1740; Used by Britishas Col. Simcoe's Hdqts; Informationfrom here lead to Major Andre'scapture after his visits; Home ofRobert Townsend, Washington Spy.
Here George Fox, 1672, metwith Wrights, Underhill andFeeke at Quaker Gathering.
Occupied byColonel Simcoe'sQueen Rangers ? 1779-81.