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Title Youngs' Homestead
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.14.115
Date 1909
Description Youngs' Homestead on Main [?] Road. Probably the oldest house on the north shore. Headquarters of [George] Washington. The bedroom in which Washington slept during one night has been kept in exactly the same as it was then. The original owner was Thomas Youngs, son of Reverend John Youngs, who settled Southold. Thomas Youngs built this house in Oyster Bay Cove in 1656. Family burial plot nearby. [handwritten on page]

Scrapbook page from "Views of Nassau County"
Place Names Long Island (N.Y.)
Oyster Bay (N.Y.)
Nassau County (N.Y.)
American Revolution
American Revolutionary War
Subject Headings Villages
War
Houses
Mansions
Revolutions
Copyright Public Domain