100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Postmarked August 28, 1912

The first home in Sayville, Long Island, New York was built in 1761 though the town didn’t have a name until their post office was recognized in 1838. Sayville grew because of timber and oysters but in 1868 the South Side Rail Road arrived and the town became a summer resort destination with many hotels built by 1912.

Foster Avenue
Sayville, Long Island


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