HERE IS A 1947 MAP OF THE
MORICHES BAY AREA
Originally drawn in 1944 by the
Army Map Service
this first edition wall map was
reproduced by them in 1947 for
"Civilian Use"...I guess
we were part of the War Use too?
Would you believe I found this map
The road data was gathered in 1943.
Its amazinig how many roads were still dirt
including Suffolk Blvd. (William
Click on maps to view
Sections 1, 2, 3, 9, & 10 of
The dots are houses & building
locations St Andrews, Jude's and Woodhull Graveyard are marked
Things I found interesting on this
Twin towers at the mouth of the lagoon...anyone
know what they looked like? The building locations on the Knapp
Estate (Two on the south west corner of Jefferson & Dogwood
there was only one (Schultes Barn) there by 1950. There was a
road (Long gone) from their golf course leading to Dock Road,
Jefferson & Grove. Tennis Place (Phyliss Dr) is there but
not Ramshorn. There was a mine up near Washington between Cypress
& Dahlia . Mastic Beach Road goes from a "Secondary Hard
Surface Road" to a "Loose dry weather road" as
soon as it enters town.
Sections 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 and part
of 3 The Future site of the MBFD is on Lawson Estate Property
and Clearview & West Dr. are dirt roads , Sherman Road has
been rerouted & Knapp Road still goes through to Monroe.
The Floyd & Dana Estates with 39
Mastic & the land between it and
Mastic Beach. Notice the route of Mastic Beach Rd.
Compare it to Mastic Beach Road Today
Part of the original has been renamed