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    • SMITHTOWN, L.I. -- Old Mill. View from R.R. Bridge

    • Gristmills -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Dwellings
    • Color postcard portraying Phillips Mills complex as seen from the Long Island Rail Road bridge in Smithtown. The bridge runs to the south of the mill complex. Pictured on the left is the Wheeler-Watt house in which the miller lived. Undated.
    • Home of Mrs. Miller, Smithtown Branch, Long Island.

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Main Street -- New York (State) -- Smithtown; Miller, James Ely; Miller, Gladys Kissel; Dwellings;
    • Black and white photographic postcard depicting the home of Mrs. James Ely Miller, situated on Main Street in Smithtown Branch. This house was destroyed around 1950 to make way for Smithtown's first shopping center. James Ely Miller, for whom...
    • Baylis House

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville;Post office buildings -- New York (State) -- Melville.
    • Black and white photograph showing the Baylis House which housed Melville's first post office in 1852. The house still stands in 2006 on the north side of Old Country Road just west of Route 110.
    • Carrman House, circa 1900

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Carrman family.
    • Black and white photograph taken in the early 1900's of the house at 141 Old Country Road, believed to belong to C. Carrman. Note the two story bay window on the side. As the house now stands in 2006, the upper bay window appears to have been...
    • Humedieu House, built circa 1825

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white print of a color photograph showing the house at 127 Old Country Road. This house originally had just two rooms. The second story was added in 1850. Further additions were made in 1880 and the early 1900's.
    • J.H. Stone House, built circa 1850

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Stone family; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white scan of a color photograph showing the house at 126 Old Country Road as it looked in 1983. Sometime between 1871 and 1889, Huntington artist Edward Lange did a watercolor painting of this house as it appeared at the time. That...
    • Old Country Road, circa 1900

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville.
    • Black and white photograph looking west on Melville's main street, Old Country Road, still unpaved in early 1900. This portion of the street is a part of the Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Thomas House, built circa 1850

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville.
    • Black and white photograph showing the house at 159 Old Country Road that originally belonged to William Powell, blacksmith. Bill Thomas later became the smith, but his blacksmith shop was destroyed when Route 110 was widened in the late 1950's.
    • Widow Baylis House, built circa 1850

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Elias Baylis family; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white photograph showing the house at 151 Old Country Road which likely belonged to Elias Baylis and his wife, and later, J.E. Baylis. It may have been the site of early church organizational meetings.
    • The Old Manse, built circa 1830

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Sweet Hollow Historic District; National Register of Historic Places.
    • Black and white photograph showing the house at 152 Old Country Road. It was purchased in 1858 by the Sweet Hollow Presbyterian Church and used as their parsonage. In 1958 the interior was renovated and the house was then used for Sunday School....
    • Baylis/Woolsey House, built circa 1820

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Sweet Hollow Historic District; National Register of Historic Places.
    • Black and white photograph showing the house at 530 Sweet Hollow Road, sometimes identified as the M. Baylis House. It is a well preserved house resembling both the house of John Everitt and the "Old Manse" on Old Country Road. It is designated on...
    • John Everitt House, built circa 1800

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white print of a color photograh of the house at 130 Old Country Road. It is one of the earliest houses in the historc district and has a stone foundation. By 1873 it belonged to Dr. George Conklin, who enlarged it for his medical...
    • Floyd Baylis House, built circa 1850

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white photograph showing the house at 115 Old Country Road. This location is just to the west of where an inn kept by Foster Nostrand, and later, George Everitt, was situated. The inn apparently was in business as early as 1776.
    • Carrman House, built circa 1908

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Carrman Family; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white photograph of the C. Carrman Family home at 141 Old Country Road. Historians believe that a second story bay window from the original house was removed, and now appears on the first floor addition. Around 1776 one Wilmont Oakley...
    • G. Baylis House, built circa 1800

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Melville (N.Y.) -- History; G. Baylis family; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white photograph of the first Melville Post Office, located at 155 Old Country Road. After one year, the post office moved to the Schneider General Store on Walt Whitman Road.
    • Herb Baylis House, built circa 1860

    • Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Melville; Sweet Hollow Historic District.
    • Black and white photograph of the home at 136 Old Country Road. It is believed to have been built during the Civil War era. Sometime between 2000 and 2004, the house was enlarged, but has retained the original structure.
    • Bayview Freeport, L.I.

    • Bayview Avenue--Freeport (N.Y.); Houses; Buildings
    • Promotional Brochure for the Bayview development of the Onslow Moore Company circa 1907. There are pictures of homes and buildings in Freeport.
    • [Idle Hour Estate Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Southern exterior of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Conservatory is in the foreground.
    • [Idle Hour Estate Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Northwest view from across the Connetquot River of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • Idelhour [sic] Residence of William K. Vanderbilt, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of north side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on front and back.
      Postmark: "Brooklyn, N.Y....
    • "Idlehour" W. K. Vanderbilt's Summer Residence, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of east side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Bohemia, Sep 25,...
    • W. K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of man drinking from well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Postmark and handwritten messages on back.
      Addressee: "Mrs. Sara A. Thompson, Sayville, L.I., Box 570."
      Message: "Dear Mama Arrived here alright, had only a...
    • [W.K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Illegible postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Addressee: "Master & Miss James, Annie, Willy Lovegrove, Rue Lauriston 65, Paris, France"
    • [East Gatehouse, W.K.Vanderbilt Estate, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Gatehouse on the William K. Vanderbilt Estate. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Dec 13, 1907."
      Addressee: "Miss Hedwich Operbeck, c/o Mrs. J. Lvegrove, 65 Rue Lauriston, Paris, France"
      Message addressed to...
    • Manhasset Bay Cove Dwelling, ca. 1900

    • Waterfront--Port Washington (N.Y.); Dwellings; Manhasset Bay (N.Y.)--Beaches and shores; Seafaring life--Port Washington (N.Y.); Boats and boating;
    • Port Washington waterfront near the entrance to Manhasset Isle was once home to dry-docked scows and boats such as the one shown here, owned by Louis Lehanka, local bayman.
    • Vanderbilt Lake, Oakdale L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of stairs and boatdock on the William K. Vanderbilt estate. Handwritten message on front, two postmarks on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Jul 29, 1907 9AM" ; "White Plains N.Y.Jul 29, 1907, 3:30 PM"
      Addressee: "Mr. Emerson Peppard, 32...
    • [Original Idle Hour Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Original Idle Hour mansion belonging to William K. Vanderbilt. The wooden Queen Anne style building, designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt and constructed between 1878-1879, was destroyed by fire in April of 1899. Handwritten note on back of...
    • Ashoroken Beach, Sound Side. Northport, L.I.

    • Asharoken (N.Y.) Beaches -- New York (State) – Asharoken Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.) Dwellings -- New York (State) -- Asharoken
    • Asharoken Beach was developed by William B. Codling, one of the largest landowners in Suffolk County by the turn of the century. By 1915, the area had developed into a summer resort. Beautiful homes, such as these, lined both sides of the beach...
    • Vanderbilt Mansion, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Idle Hour mansion of William K. Vanderbilt viewed from the north. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900.
    • Vanderbilt Mansion, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Idle Hour mansion of William K. Vanderbilt viewed from the north. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900.

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