settled by the Dutch in the late 1600's, was a thriving fishing and
oyster town, played a pivotal role in the Revolutionary War, and has
been the home to Billy Joel and John McEnroe!
Theodore Roosevelt made Oyster Bay his summer home! He came to visit
now a National Historic Site. This equestrian sculpture of him sits
at the crossroads of town, and was dedicated in 2005.
Robert Moses, king of all
Long Island's parkways and parks, proposed a
bridge be built which linked Oyster Bay with either
fight and the proposal was denied. Here's the view from and the Long
Raynham Hall is a twenty-two room historic house that interprets the
life and times of the Townsend Family, from the Revolutionary War
Oyster Bay's affluent Victorian period in the 1870's.
Check them out here. http://www.raynhamhallmuseum.org/
Planting Fields, once the home of William Robertson Coe, was built
between 1918-1921. This sixty-five room mansion, now called Coe Hall,
is a former Gold Coast estate sitting on over 409 acres. And this
group of gorgeous trees all planted together is a beech copse. Check
out Planting Fields here. http://www.plantingfields.org/
Well, as you can see, Flat George definitely had a nice time running
around. Finn, however, was not interested. We hope you'll
download Flat George and take him with you one day too . . .
Go give Finn a visit at his Blog...... Finn Howard