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Southampton, 1916 — 2016 / Modern Era

by August 4, 2015
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SOUTHAMPTON TOWN’S 375th ANNIVERSARY ————————————————   Modern Era 1916 / 2016 _______________________________________________________ Methodist Church, 1919, Westhampton. Designed by Leonard L. Bishop.  The Westhampton Methodist Church was built after an earlier church burned in 1919. It was designed by Leonard L. Bishop. It is a shingle-clad example of a late Read more »

Southampton, 1866 — 1915 / Post-Civil War Prosperity & Immigration

by July 25, 2015
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SOUTHAMPTON TOWN’S 375th ANNIVERSARY ———————————————– POST-CIVIL WAR PROSPERITY & IMMIGRATION 1866 to 1915 _______________________________________________________ Hendrickson / Hillview Farm, 1866, Bridgehampton This front-gable clapboard-clad farmhouse was built in 1866. The farmhouse, in excellent condition, has a half-round gable window and an Italianate-style porch. It retains associated barns Read more »

Southampton, 1777 — 1865 / Early Republic & Economic Expansion

by July 22, 2015
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SOUTHAMPTON TOWN’S 375th ANNIVERSARY ————————————————————— Early Republic & Economic Expansion 1777 / 1865 ________________________________________________________ Battle of Sag Harbor, May 23, 1777, Sage Street In 1777, during the Revolutionary War, Lieut. Col. Meigs captured the British garrison here. He also seized the British officers at James Howell’s Inn Read more »

Southampton, 1640 — 1776 / Settlement & Colonial Periods

by July 20, 2015
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SOUTHAMPTON TOWN’S 375TH ANNIVERSARY  —————————————-    Settlement & Colonial Periods 1640 / 1776 ________________________________________________________ Southampton, rich in history and scenic beauty, is one of ten towns in Suffolk County, New York. Situated on the south shore of eastern Long Island, it was settled in 1640 by a small band of Read more »