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Fun on the Beach

For your enjoyment. Check out these historical summer photos of Shirley and Mastic Beach from news clippings. This first picture is of the Shirley Annex, which is where the Smith Point bridge is, before there was a bridge in existence. People had to take a ferry across the sound to get there!


Have you ever been to Bayview Park? It’s down in Mastic Beach, just south of Neighborhood Rd at the 5 corners intersection, located at 241 Bayview Dr, Mastic Beach, NY 11951. If you have, you may have seen the blue historic marker on the site. This park was once the site of the Richard Floyd Estate, […]

Remembering Olive A. Wadsworth

Born Katherine Floyd, Jan 21, 1835 in Mastic, Long Island, she married William B. Dana, a business tycoon of the Golden age. She secretly helped her husband write his Commercial & Financial Chronicle which was the leading paper of the day for all things that dealt with commerce, business cash advance and BIG money. Mrs. […]