Signs in March urged the community to allow the restoration of the historic Hallock Fanning boarding house
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Pondering the Fate of Historic Flanders Boarding House

[caption id="attachment_24575" align="alignnone" width="600"] Signs in March urged the community to allow the restoration of the historic Hallock Fanning boarding house[/caption] Most people who've driven along Flanders Road in leafless seasons have seen the massive, boarded-up blue former boarding house peeking through the trees behind the Flanders Memorial Park. This building, best known locally as The Brewster House, has been in disrepair for decades, and Southampton Town will be holding a
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When Montauk Was East Hampton’s Pasture

[caption id="attachment_24488" align="alignnone" width="600"] Second House, covered in vines, in a photo from the Montauk Historical Society's archives.[/caption] Back when all of the East End was a wild nether land on the edge of the minds of Manhattanites, Montauk was a vast pastureland for the livestock of East Hampton's farmers. From the 1760s to 1895, the 8,000 acres that comprise Montauk were the summer home of sheep, cattle and horses