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Brookhaven's Post Offices

Footnotes to Long Island History

Brookhaven's Post Offices

 

by

Thomas R. Bayles

 


 

By Thomas R. Bayles

 

From the reports published in the National Archives in Washington, D.C., post offices in Brookhaven were established on the following dates:

 

Stony Brook

1807

Setauket

1821

East Setauket

1863

Drown Meadow

Changed to Port Jefferson

1801

1836

Mt. Sinai

1840

Miller Place

1825

Rocky Point

1872

Wardencliffe

Changed to Shoreham

1901

1906

Wading River

1825

Manorville

1845

Yaphank

1845

Medford

1886

Holtsville

1860

Middletown

Changed to Middle Island

1796

1818

Coram

1826

Selden

1852

New Village

1821

Centereach

1916

Lake Grove

1870

Lakeland

Changed to Ronkonkoma

1851

1870

Lake Ronkonkoma

1905

Holbrook

1899

Blue Point

1870

Patchogue

1802

East Patchogue

1878

Bellport

1834

Fireplace

Changed to Brookhaven

1803

1871

Moriches

1827

Center Moriches

1854

Mastic

1925

Mastic Beach

1930

East Moriches

1849

Seatuck

Changed to Eastport

1849

1872

 

 

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