Imagine it’s around 1880 and you’re on the old South Country road (Montauk Hwy), heading east by horse and carriage, passing the twin ponds and Forge River. As you trotted along you would have noticed Edmund Hallocks home on the north side of the road and just roughly two hundred feet further, the Moriches Post […]
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We can be proud to know that the tri-hamlet area of which we live was home to many strong and independent women who have made their mark in history. Examples abound going back to the birth of this nation with the likes of Ruth Floyd, wife of Nathaniel Woodhull, who stood by to bring her […]
Pictured above and to the far right is Local History librarian Brad C. Shupe. He is standing with members of the Holiday Beach Property Association and Mastic Peninsula Historical Society on the morning of November 14th to celebrate the installation of the latest historic marker sign he obtained, recognizing the circa 1898 Masury Ballroom (pictured […]
Read more about our local founding father, William Floyd, in honor of his birthday on December 17th.
Local History Article No. 15 – Exploring the Augustus Floyd Estate through the eyes of Emily Gardiner.