PEOPLE
LOCATION
HISTORICAL BUILDINGS AND SCHOOLS
TRANSPORTATION
MISCELLANEOUS

100

These indians inhabited West Islip before the 1600's.
Who are the Secatogues?

100

In 1650, these counties were separated on Long Island as Dutch to the west and English to the east.
What are Nassau and Suffolk Counties?

100

By the 1900's all of West Islip consisted of these types of homes.
What is an old estate?

100

This railroad was extended to Babylon in 1863.
What is the Southside Railroad?

100

In 1776, many men from West Islip fought in this battle on Long Island.
What is the Battle of Long Island?

200

In 1639, this family was the first English settlers on Long Island.
Who are the Gardiners?

200

Higbie Lane used to be known as this lane.
What is Love Lane?

200

Mr. William Dzus, a West Islip businessman, offered a rent free building on Hawley Ave. for the community to use for this purpose.
What is the first West Islip Library?

200

This type of transportation was used by passengers to travel from Babylon to the Surf Hotel across the Great South Bay.
What is the Fire Island Ferry?

200

In the 1800's, West Islip consisted of many of these large homes like mansions.
What is an estate?

300

This popular family in West Islip owned an estate located on South Country Road.
Who is the Udall family?

300

In the year 1710, this town was established.
What is the Town of Islip?

300

In the 1800's Sagtikos Manor was used for this popular sport.
What are carriage races?

300

A great quantity of West Islip's lumber was used to make this type of transportation.
What is the railroad?

300

These were the main occupations in West Islip in the 1800's.
What are farming, fishing, and lumbering?

400

In the early 1700's, Richard Willetts sold his land to this family member.
Who is Thomas Willetts?

400

This beach marks the spot of a lost indian village.
What is the West Islip Beach?

400

In 1692, Stephanus VanCortlandt received a patent for this land known today as the Sagtikos Manor. At that time this land was known by this different name.
What is the Apple Tree Wicke?

400

In the 1700-1800's, these were the only means of transportation.
What are the stagecoach and horseback?

400

During the winters of the 1800-1900's, farmers would take lumber to New York and bring back these products.
What are fertilizers and cloth?

500

In 1692, these two brothers purchased part of West Islip from the Indians.
Who are Thomas and Richard Willetts?

500

In 1835, a two room school house was built on this lane.
What is Higbie Lane?

500

While on tour of Long Island in 1790, President George Washington stayed at this historic building.
What is the Sagtikos Manor?

500

Engine sparks on the railroad tracks caused fires and practically ended this industry in West Islip.
What is the lumber industry?

500

The population of West Islip grew slowly until after this war.
What is WW II?