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PLT: Preserve of the Month / 2017: Berglund & Lesster Preserves — NEW 5.18

by January 14, 2017
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  Preserve Spotlight / May 2017   Berglund & Lesster Preserves, North Sea   The North Sea area of Southampton is a nature lovers paradise, with over 1,000 acres in preservation, including trails along the Paumanok Path. Hikers and paddlers have miles of terrain to explore, including Read more »

Samuel Longstreth Parrish — 10 Legacies / Southampton

by August 29, 2016
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Samuel Longstreth Parrish, 1849 – 1932 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SAMUEL LONGSTRETH PARRISH’S 10 LEGACIES    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ——————————————– Parrish Legacy # 1 — “White Fence,” Stanford White, Architect 1889: Parrish’s friend, Stanford White, designs “White Fence” for Samuel’s mother on First Neck Lane in Southampton. For us, her children, was given the inestimable blessing Read more »

Peconic Land Trust: Preserves of the Month / 2016

by March 10, 2016
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PRESERVE OF THE MONTH: FEBRUARY 2016   EAST POINT PRESERVE Hampton Bays   Donated in the memory of Leo Marder in December 1985, by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob K. Fischbach, this beautiful shoreline preserve juts into Shinnecock Bay in the Rampasture area of Read more »

East Hampton Village Nature Trail / Photo Essay

by November 17, 2015
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EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE NATURE TRAIL   24 acre nature trail maintained by the Ladies Village Improvement Society, the Village of East Hampton, and the Garden Club of East Hampton. Located in the Village of East Hampton. Parking on David’s Lane. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Read more »

Jobs Lane, 1664, Southampton

by February 24, 2015
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JOBS LANE, 1664, SOUTHAMPTON It may seem strange that the Lane was not opened until sixteen years after Main Street (Ye Towne Street) was laid out–in 1648. The reason is that an impassable swamp extended north from Lake Agawam. The first dry-shod crossing to the western part of the Village Read more »

Huntting Lane & Nature Trail, East Hampton

by August 18, 2014
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Huntting Lane, East Hampton   This postcard, looking down Huntting Lane from Main Street, is dated 1910. Today, the street and sidewalk are paved and trees have matured, but the character of Huntting Lane has not significantly changed. Photo Courtesy of East Hampton Library, Ginsberg Postcard Collection.  ——————————— When Huntting Read more »

Ocean Avenue & Main Beach, East Hampton

by May 27, 2014
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 Ocean Avenue, East Hampton ———————————————————– Ocean Avenue postcard from the Harvey Ginsberg Postcard Collectiion, courtesy of the East Hampton Library, Long Island Collection. East Hampton’s early summer colony developed along Calf Pasture Lane, which led from the south end of Main Street through pastureland to the beach by Hook Pond. Read more »