Meet at the Tuthill Museum at 10am and follow Stephanie Davis on a tour noting about 30 historic buildings throughout the business districts of the village. Tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
features early village business models and shows how they have changed – or disappeared altogether over the past 100 years. Scientific advancements were rapid and how business owners responded to these developments changed the village. So stop in and enjoy learning more about your village.
is a collection of beautiful photographs of the Atwater Estate built in 1905 on Seafield Lane in Westhampton Beach. This Quantuck Bay estate of over ten acres is still the largest property in the village. It boasted magnificent flower gardens and a green house, and also a huge vegetable garden which provided food for not only the Atwater Estate, but at least 5 other families as well. The catalpa trees planted in 1905 still line Seafield Lane today.
We are inviting all attendees of the “Reunion of the Century” to come and walk down memory lane with us.
This October local schools will be bringing classrooms to visit, and learn about their heritage. – 2015 marks the 375th Anniversary of Southampton Town. There are special events planned throughout the town all year long that highlight our many villages. We will be participating with two tours – one of Westhampton Businesses on July 18th and one of historic homes in Remsenburg on August 9th. Check back for further details!
THE BALDT ANCHOR As you drive around WESTHAMPTON BEACH a big anchor might catch your eye as you drive by the Westhampton Beach Marina on Library Avenue. It sits high and dry surrounded by flowers and a big rock that tells its story. The … [Read more...]
The Castle & Theophilus Brouwer Long Island is known for windmills, not castles, so of course a building as unique as The Castle on Montauk Highway in Westhampton has become well known on the East End. The Castle is famous, and the … Read more...
Oldest House in Westhampton Beach The Foster-Meeker House, circa 1740 based on its surviving structural features (primarily an extensive, intact framing system), appears to be the oldest surviving building in Westhampton Beach (formerly … [Read More...]
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