By Richard Panchyk,Steve Levy
When eu explorers arrived on lengthy Island’s southeastern-most seashores within the 17th century, they shared the land with the Montauket and Shinnecock Indians. The South Fork remained rather rural till the railroad arrived within the 1870s. during this pictorial background, Richard Panchyk surveys how dramatically the panorama has replaced, from the recognized Montauk Lighthouse and iconic windmills to the sprawling mansions and splendid lodges, and highlights a number of the impressive figures who graced those beaches, together with manhattan politicians and a plethora of artists and celebrities. Showcasing the South Fork’s recognized faces and locations, Panchyk unearths this coastal community’s bygone era.
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