Welcome to Fire Island Pines. A Family Community… the sign.

Welcome to Fire Island Pines. A Family Community… the sign. The Home Guardian Company of New York - a subsidiary of the Smadbeck Company, and owned by brothers Warren and Arthur Smadbeck, were responsible for developments on Long Island including in Mastic, Syosset and Rocky Point. In 1952 they began...

Pines People- Doris Taussig

Pines people- Doris Taussig 1911-2001.     Doris Madeline Smadbeck (Taussig) was the oldest daughter of Warren Sr. and Madeline and was born December 26, 1911 in New York City. She was described as a 'debutante daughter of millionaire Warren Sr.' in the New York newspapers and traveled to Cuba...