Drowned Meadow Agency 1031 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY11777 Drowned Meadow is a full-service agency offering realty services –both rentals and sales– for residential…More and commercial properties. It was one of the first real estate offices established in Port Jefferson.
The Historical Society of Port Jefferson 115 Prospect St, Port Jefferson, NY11777 The Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson was formed to preserve the history of Port Jefferson by finding out…More facts and information and displaying items of interest related to the town and its history. The society is based in The Mather House Museum and is responsible for the extensive collection of local artifacts on display. It also holds special exhibits, meetings and fundraisers throughout the year to support the cause. The website offers information about the history of Drowned Meadow, the original name of Port Jefferson before it was changed to honor then-President Thomas Jefferson. It also has self-guided walking tours you can view and print on the website.
Old Mill Creek Walkway 137 W Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY11777 Running from West Broadway across from the harbor to Barnum Avenue, Old Mill Creek Walkway is an ecological walk one…More fifth of a mile along a creek that has been a part of the history of Port Jefferson since before it was even called Drowned Meadow. People have altered the land in Port Jefferson to meet their needs for hundreds of years. The Old Mill Creek Walkway shows a little of the environment that has both existed through time and also been transformed by man's intervention. Six signs along the way give pieces of information about the creek. It was built by the Village of Port Jefferson and New York State with money from an environmental protection fund. The walkway provides a peaceful respite from the busy town and an education about Long Island ecology.