Community History

The following is a collection of building surveys that were completed for the hamlets of East Islip and Great River, as part of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 & the New York State Historic Preservation Act of 1980, completed from the mid 1970s through the 1990s. The information in these inventories varies, however some include construction date, architect, previous owners, current condition, and its historic significance. This information could be used by federal, state and/or local governments for future planning in relation to historical buildings or sites that may be threatened by proposed new developments.

To find more Building-Structure Inventories, please visit:

New York State Historic Preservation Office (NYSHPO):

East Islip

Bayview Avenue
Blackmore Lane
Division Street
Greenwood Avenue
Heckscher State Park
Laurel Avenue
Madison Street
Main Street
Meadow Farm
Montauk Highway
Schoolhouse Road
Union Boulevard

Great River

Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Connetquot Avenue
Connetquot River State Park
Great River Road
River Road

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