Series: Images of America
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (April 27, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 4417769
Format: PDF Text TXT book
The hamlet of Bridgehampton was settled in 1656 and aptly named for the bridge that was built to connect the settlements of Mecox and Sagaponack. Ninety miles from New York City, this rural farming community was transformed by the arrival of the Long Island Rail Road in 1870. With the notion that salt air and sea breezes were the perfect relief from the hot and sweltering isle of Manhattan, wealthy New Yorkers made the sojourn to the pristine sho...