Grey Gardens Est. 1960’s.

Grey Gardens Est. 1960's. 217 Bay Walk.   By Joe Bailey Cole. It was a gate house or game house on Long Island, near Patchogue, built about 1840, before wood beams were milled. Many of the beams in the house are hand honed. In the late 1960's, I can't recall...

The Sandpiper 1965-1979.

The Sandpiper 1965-1979. 1965. Originally the site of a model home, then the office of Realtor Arden Catlin and the Post Office. The building was owned by Arden Catlin who was the first Postmistress. With partners Cappy Hanlan and Myra she also opened the Picketty Ruff Cafe. It was a...

Pines People- Arden Catlin

Arden Catlin.   The former Arden Rosswaag was Manhattan born and educated. She had been coming out to Fire Island since 1930 when her family, through friends in Sayville starting renting a cottage from the Gerrodettes in Cherry Grove. The eastern most house in Cherry Grove was then known as "Maryland"...