J.W. Meeks built this Italianate Victorian at 22 Ocean Avenue in 1881. The tower was added seven years later.
102 South Ocean Ave
The Cleveland Pratt house was constructed in 1885 at 102 Ocean Avenue. It was destroyed by fire in 1995.
78 South Ocean Avenue
This impressive home still stands at 78 Ocean Avenue. It was built in 1879 for John Morgan of the White Rock company.
78 South Ocean Ave
133 South Ocean Ave
Located at 133 Ocean Avenue, the Stoppani-Manton summer estate was built in 1897. Originally called Liberty Hall, Judge Manton changed the name to Fairacres when he acquired the property.
90 South Fairview Ave
At the west foot of Ocean Avenue stood Strandhome, the 1887 estate of Charles A. Post. The property was sold in 1953, and subdivision plans resulted in the demolition of the house.
The “White House” was located at the foot of Fairview Avenue. Unfortunately, it was lost to a fire in the 1940’s.
120 Gillette Ave
The 1914 of Walter B. Pollack still stands at 120 Gillette Avenue.
The “Namkee” was built in 1891 for Captain Edward Gillette. The home still stands at 10 Gillette Avenue.
Originally located on the northwest corner of McConnell Avenue and Middle Road, the McConnell House was erected in 1873. Inherited by two daughters sometime after 1906, the house was split in two and moved to its current location at 164 and 180 McConnell Avenue.
407 Middle Road
At 407 Middle Road stands the childhood home of Merle Johnson, better known as movie star Troy Donahue.
Middle Road & Marina Court
Originally a ship’s mast, the flagpole currently located at Bayport Memorial Park came from the Todd estate. The house sits on the corner of Middle Road and Marina Court.
“Arcadia” was a 50-acre estate of Charles F. Stoppani. The 1888 mansion overlooked the Great South Bay at the east foot of South Ocean Avenue.
429 Middle Road
Isaac H. Green, the local architect who designed Meadow Croft, guided the remodel of this house located at 429 Middle Road.
429 Middle Road
The same house, know as “Killcare Cottage”, at 429 Middle Road takes on a striking new look in this circa 1938 photograph.
Theater owner and producer Louis C. Behman purchased 30 acres on the west side of Seaman Avenue and built his Lindenwaldt estate in 1883. The main house, pictured here, is gone, but some of the outbuildings have been converted into private residences.
Louis C. Behman
344 Middle Road
White House Farm
John J. Asher purchased the Maplewood estate and renovated it sometime after 1915. Renamed White House Farm, the home was restored in 2017 and stands at 344 Middle Road.
East Side of Lotus Lake
Once owned by Theodore Roosevelts uncle.
The Allen mansion on South Fairview.
“Edgemere” was the name of this 29-acre Purdy Estate, with property bordering on the Great South Bay and what is now Connetquot Road.
Effie Shannon's Home
Actress Effie Shannon purchased in 1912.
I.H. Green designed him, built for I.H. Snedecor, who was one of the proprietors of what is more recently referred to as “Shand’s”.
John R. Suydam purchased this home in 1854.
Snedecor Avenue & Middle Road
Capt. I.S. Snedecor made a provision for a new road to be cut through his farm leading to the bay. This because Snedecor Avenue. This home on the southwest corner was built in 1905 by George Q. Laidlaw.
74 Snedecor Avenue
This circa 1902 I.H. Green Home at 74 Snedecor Avenue was built by Fred D Smith for Regis H. Post.