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By Victor Principe

ISBN-10: 073850968X

ISBN-13: 9780738509686

ISBN-10: 1531606083

ISBN-13: 9781531606084

whilst Capt. Thomas Bell got here to the outdated Brewster Plantation within the 1820s, he famous its capability as a huge seaport. where, previously often called Occumbomuck, lay with within reach hearth position contrary an inlet at the barrier island to the south. Bell's imaginative and prescient by no means materialized; in spite of the fact that, the realm quickly had admirers who made it one of many earliest summer season locations in Suffolk County. So it remains-periodically rediscovered as a summer time haven by way of a succession of scientists, writers, artists, moguls, and intellectuals, and long-cherished by means of its everlasting residents.

With greater than 2 hundred photographs, such a lot of them by no means formerly released, Bellport Village and Brookhaven Hamlet visits the overdue 1800s and the 1st 1/2 the 1900s, taking pictures the structures, humans, actions, and occasions that outlined this precise zone. outdated homes on the early center of the settlements are usually not simply fascinating; a few of them have been domestic to attention-grabbing humans: Birdsall Otis Edey, poet and suffragist; Oliver possibility Perry Robinson, inventor of the ball bearing; William Glackens, Ashcan institution artist and summer season resident; and others. As Brookhaven Hamlet remained quiet and rural, Bellport Village grew to become a year-round inn with fancy lodges, reminiscent of the Bay apartment, the Goldthwaite, the Wyandotte, and the Bellport, and an specific seashore membership referred to as the previous Inlet membership. even supposing the world has consistently attracted the well-known and sought after, it was once additionally domestic to the inventive and entrepreneurial who made their mark locally.

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