Places in Long Island
North Fork & Shelter Island
Mainly, the North Fork is known for its unspoiled farmland and wineries – there are close to 30 vineyards, clustered chiefly around the towns of Jamesport, Cutchogue and Southold – and the Long Island Wine Council provides details of the local wine trail, which runs along Rte 25 north of Peconic Bay.
Long Island's Gold Coast of the roaring 20s, of the Vanderbilts, Chryslers and Guggenheims, not to mention Gatsby, begins outside the suburban town of Port Washington. Castle Gould, the enormous turreted stable at the entrance to Sands Point Preserve and now a visitor center, was once owned by Howard Gould, the heir to a railroad fortune.
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