The Smith House on North Street

It is interesting to see how 20th century development obscures historic landscapes. And yet, if you look closely, you can sometimes uncover aspects of the past that you hadn’t noticed before. This is the case with a house that, today, is surrounded by a post-1947 subdivision in Shirley on Sleepy Hollow Drive, north of Moriches-Middle Island Road. The current homeowner reached out to the Manorville Historical Society more

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