March 17th 1927
3 Centuries Old & 3 Sheets
To The Wind
Paul "Eat, Drink & Be Merry" Schulte was
the first business owner here and the sparkplug for shifting the
town's development over to the west side of the Knapp Estate.
This Suffolk County File Map Of Section Four is on three sheets
and measures 4 feet x 2 feet. Section Four was carved out of 215
acres of the 3000+ acre "Richard Floyd Estate" aka "Pattersquas".
the full 300 year history of the 5 different family Pattersquas
owners from Floyd - Calabro, click this link
Drawn On St. Patrick's Day ! 1927
The Laniers Lived Here 1922-1927
The Laniers (Henry
& Josephine who seperated in 1925) were the family that
sold the bulk of the estate to Home Guardian in 1927. This is
their remaining 12.5 acres that included the Richard Floyd Mansion
(the big rectangular shape). The other shapes are barns,
cottages and various outbuildings. Neighborhood (Trail)
Road is on the far left. Pattersquash Creek was dredged and extended
north <----- by the last owner Dr. Frank Calabro in the 1950's.
The three buildings, (which were moved slightly after this map was drawn
) a house, carriage house and gazebo clustered between Cranberry
& Diana are still there and owned by the Mowdy Family. I'm
happy to say they are in very good hands and you
can see them by clicking here Woodlands on the Bay was a failed
1906 development of the W.S. Robert property. It was a year or
two away from becoming Home Guardian's Section 5 . On some early
1920-30's maps section 4 was mistakenly called "Mastic Beach
1928 Rand McNallyAtlas
Warren & Arthur Smadbeck to
Messrs Rand & McNally :
"HEY ! .....WE ARE GUARDIANS NOT GARDNERS"
Artie: "and not only that
Warren is a dentist"
Heading South Along The Pattersquash
Notice the small streams running off
Most are gone now, filled in by the
sands of time & tide
The Lot Numbers on these maps are
not readable here
but if you would like to know some
specific numbers ....
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