If you are thinking of living in Oyster Bay, here are few facts about this historic town.
Oyster Bay is a picturesque small village on a peninsula with tree lined residential streets, historic landmarks and beautiful waterfront area. The downtown area which the residents lovingly call the Hamlet has small shops, restaurants, hair salons, hardware stores,few banks, houses of worship of different denominations and several museums. The residential downtown area is lined with colonial and victorian houses.
Nearby is Oyster Bay Cove where Sagamore Hill is located. For people who is not familiar with Oyster Bay, Sagamore Hill was the home of President Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States. His graveyard is close by near the intersection of Cove Rd and Cove Neck Rd.
On the other side of town is Planting Fields Arboretum, the old estate of William Coe's family, a marine insurancae magnate during the Gold Coast era. It is now a New York State Park. Here is a vast collection of trees and several gardens for your pleasure. In the summer time, there are music concerts galore. Several garden clubs use the Burns Horticultural Center for their flower shows and meetings.
Oyster Bay area is served by three schools and 3 fire departments. There is the Teddy Roosevelt elementary school, the Vernon Middle School and the Oyster Bay High School. East Norwich, the next town shares the same schools with Oyster Bay. There is also the St. Dominic Elementary School and St. Dominic High School for those who want a catholic education. Nearby are three private school - East Wood School in Oyster Bay Cove, Friends Academy and Portledge School in nearby Locust Valley. For the safey of the community, we have two fire departments (Atlantic Steamer Fire Company and the Teddy Boys Fire Company. Helping out close by is the East Norwich Fire Department.
Oyster Bay is famous statewide with their annual Oyster Festival in the Fall. This festival draws around 200,000 people into town during the two-day event in the Fall. Another event which draws crowd into the village is the St. Rocco's Feast run by St. Dominic Church in June. St. Rocco's Feast is a five-day event at night - from Wednesday to Sunday while Oyster Bay Festival is run during the daytime, Saturday and Sunday.
Oyster Bay residents enjoy the amenities of a beautiful park with the nearby Waterfront Center. The water at the Long Island Sound is a big playground to those with watercraft from little sunfish to big yacht. You might even see some celebrities around.
Oyster Bay will remain a nice place to live, thanks to the commitment of local residents who care a lot about their community as evidenced in their tremendous participation in community organization in town. Civic and fraternal organizations abound and all you have to do is call somebody and chances are she/he is involved in some kind of organization and love to bring you in.
If you need more info on relocating to Oyster Bay, call Rosalinda Morgan at 516-385-0584. She has lived in the Oyster Bay area for the last 37 years and very involved in the community. She knows the area very well and will help you find your dream home in the Oyster Bay area and its vicinity.
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