National Register Listings in
Suffolk County, New York

Amagansett U.S. Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station AN/FPS-35 Radar Tower and Antenna Babylon Library, The Babylon Town Hall Balcastle Bald Hill Schoolhouse Bates, Charles and Anna, House Bay Crest Historic District Bay Shore Hose Company No. 1 Firehouse Bay Shore Methodist Episcopal Church Bayles Shipyard Baylis, M., House Beach Road Historic District Beachbend Beaux Arts Park Historic District Beebe Windmill Bell, Mary E., House Bellport Academy Bellport Village Historic District Benjamin, James, Homestead Benner-Foos-Ceparano Estate Bethel AME Church and Manse Bethel Christian Avenue Historic District Big Duck Ranch Big Duck, The Blydenburgh Park Historic District Booth, Mary Louise, Girlhood House Bowers, Dr. Wesley, House Bowes House Box Hill Estate Bragg, Caleb, Estate Brecknock Hall Breese, James L., House Brewster House Briar Patch Road Historic District Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church Brown, George McKesson, Estate-Coindre Hall Brush Farmstead Buell's Lane Historic District Buffett, Eliphas, House Buffett, Joseph, House Bumpstead, John, House Burr, Carll S., Mansion Burr, Carll, Jr., House By-the-Harbor Camp Quinipet Carll House Carll House Carll, Ezra, Homestead Carll, Marion, Farm Caroline Church and Cemetery Carrington House Cauldwell, William, House Cedar Island Lighthouse Cerny's Bakery Chase, William Merritt, Homestead Cherry Grove Community House and Theatre Chichester's Inn Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club Cold Spring Harbor Fire District Hook and Ladder Company Building Cold Spring Harbor Library Coltrane House Commack Methodist Church and Cemetery Congregation Tifereth Israel Synagogue Congregational Church of Patchogue Conklin, David, House Conklin, Nathaniel, House Corwith, William, House Cox, Richard, House Crest, The Crowther House Cutting, Bayard, Estate Davis Field Davis Town Meeting House Davis, Charles Homer, House Delamater-Bevin Mansion Donnell, Harry E., House Dove, Arthur-Torr, Helen, Cottage Dowden Tannery Downs House and Farm Eagle's Nest (Additional Documentation) East Farm East Hampton Railroad Station East Hampton Village District East Hampton Village Historic District (Boundary Increase) East Marion Main Road Historic District East Shore Road Historic District Eatons Neck Light Edwards House, The Egypt Lane Historic District ELVIRA (sloop) Everit, John, House Farnum, William A., Boathouse Felix, N. J., House Field, Marshall, III, Estate Fire Island Light Station Fire Island Light Station Historic District (Boundary Increase) First Congregational Church of Bay Shore First Congregational Church of New Village First National Bank of Port Jefferson First Presbyterian Church First Presbyterian Church Floyd, William, House Fort Golgotha and the Old Burial Hill Cemetery Fort Hill Estate Fort Terry Historic District Foster-Meeker House Frank Melville Memorial Park Frederick and Annie Wagner Residence and St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church Gamecock Cottage Gardiners Island Windmill Geoghegan, Charles, House Gildersleeve, Andrew, Octagonal Building Gilsey Mansion Goodale, Capt. C., House Goose Hill Road Historic District Gravesite, Rev. Paul Cuffee Green, John, House Greenport Railroad Station Greenport Village Historic District Guastavino, Rafael Jr., House Halliock Inn Hallock Homestead Hallock, Joseph Nelson, House Hallock, Noah, House Hallock-Bilunas Farmstead Halsey Estate-Tallwood Harbor House Harbor Road Historic District Harned, John, House Harrison, Wallace K., Estate Hauppauge Methodist Episcopal Church Havens, James, Homestead Hawkins Homestead Hawkins, Jedediah, House Hawkins, Robert, Homestead Hayground Windmill Heckscher Park Hewlett House Homan-Gerard House and Mills Hook Windmill Hopkins, Samuel, House Horton Point Lighthouse House at 200 Bay Avenue House at 244 Park Avenue Ireland-Gardiner Farm Jagger House Jamesport Meeting House Jarvis-Fleet House Jericho Historic District Jones Road Historic District Kane, John P., Mansion Karpen House Kennan, A. P. W., House Ketchum, B., House Land of Clover Landon, Samuel, House Latimer Reef Light Station LITTLE JENNIE (Chesapeake Bay bugeye) Lloyd Harbor Lighthouse Lloyd, Joseph, House Longbotham, Nathaniel, House Losee, Isaac, House Lowndes, Stanley H., House Main Street Historic District Mallows, The Manhanset Chapel Masury Estate Ballroom Maycroft Middle Island Presbyterian Church Miller Place Historic District Mills Pond District Miss Amelia's Cottage Modern Times School MODESTY (south-sider Sloop) Mollenhauer, John, House Montauk Association Historic District Montauk Manor Montauk Point Lighthouse Montauk Tennis Auditorium Moran, Thomas, House Mount, William Sydney, House New Suffolk School North Main Street Historic District North Main Street Historic District Northport Public Library Northport Veterans Administration Hospital Historic District O'Donohue, C. A., House Oakley, John, House Ockers, Jacob, House Oheka Old Bethel Cemetery Old Field Club and Farm Old First Church Old House, The Old Town Green Historic District Old Town Hall Historic District Orient Historic District Orient Point Light Station Pantigo Road Historic District Parsons, Ambrose, House Phyfe, James W. and Anne Smith, Estate Pleasants House Plum Island Light Station Pollock, Jackson, House and Studio Port Jefferson Village Historic District Potter-Williams House Prime House Prime-Octagon House Prince, Henry W., Building Priscilla (Long Island Sound Oyster Sloop) Quogue Cemetery Quogue Historic District Quogue Life-Saving Station Race Rock Light Station Rassapeague Remp, Michael, House Riverhead Main Street Historic District Rogers House Rogers Mansion Museum Complex Rogers, John, House Rogers, Nathaniel, House Roosevelt, John Ellis, Estate Rosemary Lodge Rudolph Oyster House Ryan, William J., Estate Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah Beach Subdivisions Historic District Sag Harbor Village District Sag Harbor Village District (Boundary Increase) Sagaponack Historic District Sagtikos Manor Saint Ann's Episcopal Church Saint James District Saint Thomas' Chapel Sammis, Silas, House Sayville Congregational Church Seaman Farm Second and Ostrander Historic District Setauket Presbyterian Church and Burial Ground Shelter Island Country Club Shelter Island Heights Historic District Shelter Island Windmill Sherrill, Stephen, House Sherwood-Jayne House Shinnecock Hills Golf Club Shore Cottage Shore Road Historic District Sisters of St. Dominic Motherhouse Complex Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, Brentwood Smith Estate Smith, Daniel, House Smith, Frank W., House Smith, Henry, Farmstead Smith, Jacob, House Smith, Obadiah, House Smith-Ransome Japanese Bridge Smith-Rourke House Smith-Taylor Cabin Southampton Village Historic District Southampton Village Historic District (Boundary Increase) Southold Historic District Southold Milestone 7 Southside Sportsmens Club District Squires, Ellis Jr., House St. Andrew's Episcopal Church St. James Chapel St. Johns Episcopal Church and Cemetery St. Paul's Episcopal Church Complex Stony Brook Grist Mill Strong, Thomas, House Suffolk County Almshouse Barn Suffolk County Historical Society Building Suydam House Swan River Schoolhouse Sweet Hollow Presbyterian Church Parsonage Sylvester Manor Terry-Ketcham Inn Terry-Mulford House Thatch Meadow Farm Thompson House Titus-Bunce House Town Doctors' House and Site Townsend, Henry, House Tuthill, Daniel and Henry P., Farm Tuthill, David, Farmstead Tuthill, Jesse and Ira, House Tuthill-Lapham House Union Chapel Union Savings Bank United Methodist Church US Post Office-Bay Shore US Post Office-Northport US Post Office-Patchogue US Post Office-Riverhead US Post Office-Westhampton Beach Vail-Leavitt Music Hall Van Iderstine, Charles, Mansion Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill Velzer, N., House and Caretaker's Cottage Village of Branch Historic District Wading River Radio Station Wainscott Windmill Wardenclyffe Laboratory Water Mill Weeks, Charles M., House Wells, Joshua, House Wereholme West Meadow Beach Historic District West Neck Road Historic District Wetherill, Kate Annette, Estate Whitman, Joseph, House Whitman, Walt, House Whitman-Place House Wickapogue Road Historic District Wiggins-Rolph House Williams, Henry, House Windmill at Water Mill Winganhauppauge Wood, Harry, House Wood, John, House Wood, Joseph, House Wood, William Wooden, House Woodcrest Woodhull, Benjamin King, House Woodhull, Charles, House Woodhull, Josiah, House Wyandanch Club Historic District
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Suffolk County, located on Long Island in New York, has a rich and diverse history dating back to the early colonial era. The first European settlers arrived in the 17th century, with the Dutch establishing trading posts and the English later taking control of the region. The area was home to Native American tribes, notably the Shinnecock and Montaukett peoples, who were gradually displaced as European settlements expanded.

During the American Revolutionary War, Suffolk County played a significant role. The county saw numerous battles and skirmishes, and the region served as a base for both American and British forces. After the war, the county experienced rapid growth as agriculture and maritime trade flourished. The early 19th century witnessed the rise of shipbuilding, fishing, and whaling industries, with towns like Greenport and Sag Harbor becoming significant maritime hubs.

In the mid-19th century, the construction and expansion of railroads transformed Suffolk County into a popular summer resort destination for wealthy New York City residents. The opening of the Long Island Rail Road in 1844 allowed for easier access to the county's picturesque beaches and rural countryside. This era also marked the growth of suburban development, as more people sought to settle in Suffolk County and commute to the city.

In recent decades, Suffolk County has undergone further development and diversification. The region's economy has expanded beyond agriculture and maritime industries, with a focus on sectors such as healthcare, education, technology, and tourism. The county also faces challenges such as population growth, transportation issues, and environmental concerns, particularly regarding coastal erosion and water quality. Overall, Suffolk County remains an important part of Long Island's history, boasting a vibrant past and a thriving present.

This timeline provides a glimpse into the major events and milestones that have shaped the history of Suffolk County, New York.

  • 1640 - English settlers from New Haven, Connecticut, purchase land from local Native Americans and establish the first permanent European settlements in Suffolk County.
  • 1683 - Suffolk County is officially formed as one of the twelve original counties of the Province of New York.
  • 1692 - Witch trials occur in the town of East Hampton, resulting in the execution of three women accused of practicing witchcraft.
  • 1792 - Suffolk County splits into two separate counties: Suffolk County and Queens County.
  • 1812 - The War of 1812 begins, leading to a wave of British attacks on Suffolk County's coastal towns and shipping industries.
  • 1868 - The Long Island Rail Road expands into Suffolk County, connecting it to New York City and spurring population growth and economic development.
  • 1898 - Suffolk County's population reaches 150,000, with agriculture, fishing, and tourism as its primary industries.
  • 1938 - The "Long Island Express" hurricane devastates Suffolk County, causing widespread destruction and loss of life.
  • 1963 - Suffolk County Community College is established, providing accessible higher education to local residents.
  • 1978 - The notorious "Son of Sam" serial killer, David Berkowitz, is arrested in Suffolk County.
  • 1997 - Suffolk County approves the preservation of 10,000 acres of open space, protecting the region's natural resources and scenic beauty.