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Nation's first President George Washington spent a night at Sagtikos Manor

The president toured the Island, thanking his Revolutionary

The president toured the Island, thanking his Revolutionary War spies. (April 2, 2014 11:10 AM)

In spring of 1790, our nation’s first President George Washington toured the Island with a mission – and one of his overnight stops was the Sagtikos Manor in Bay Shore.

Washington made several stops on Long Island, including Amityville, but it was Bay Shore where he laid his head after thanking his Revolutionary War spies, says historian Sarah Fay Meurer. According to Meurer, Washington came...

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