Readers are having a lot of fun wondering who’s who from the Montauk bar scene
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Henry Highland Garnet, an abolitionist and minister famous for his 1843 “Call to Rebellion” speech, lived in Smithtown for a time after escaping with his family from Maryland. Smithsonian Institution
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Just a couple of weeks after its Feb. 1 release, it had already won an award and sold more than 10,000 copies
Eva Moore, standing at Fort Pond in Montauk, knew immediately that the story of the rescue of several ducklings would make a good picture book. Janis Hewitt

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