First homestead of the Jessup family, ca 1740, now the site of the former Weathervane, Quogue Street. 1888 watercolor.
1790 map of Quogue showing families who built houses along Quogue Street.
First House, built by Captain John Post on Quogue Street, 1734. Photo ca. 1895.
The English colonists who settled the eastern end of Long Island in the 1640s learned offshore whaling from the Native Americans.
Captain Henry Gardiner, ca. 1865, who purchased a house on Quogue Street in 1825, after several whaling voyages to the South Seas.