Historic Victorian Home Once Owned by "Father of Port Jefferson Station" Up For Sale

House on Chestnut Street was built in 1895.

On 210 Chestnut Street sits an historic lemon-colored Victorian house with white trim and yellow shutters. A brick walkway leads you right up inside where you find "old world charm," according to the listing on AOL Real Estate.

This house is said to have once been the home of Charles A. Squires, founder of .

The interior boasts "beautiful detailed wookwork and crown moldings" along with what is described as an "amazing kitchen" with sub-zero refridgerator, two dishwashers, bouble oven and tin tiled ceiling. This three bedroom, three bathroom house was built in 1895.

Writing in The Port Times Record (PDF), George Moraitis said that Squires at one time owned so much land in the area that he was dubbed "The Father of Port Jefferson Station."

Ken Brady writes in the historical section of the Port Jefferson village website that Squires also served as postmaster of the Echo Post Office, was on the Brookhaven Town Board of Assessors and was active in several community organizations.

"A realtor for 48 years, Squires developed the Belle Croft, Echo Plaza, Linden Place, and Bergen Estates subdivisions," Brady says.


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