Get to know the Huntington Area

In 1653, three men from Oyster Bay, Richard Holbrook, Robert Williams and Daniel Whitehead, purchased a parcel of land from the Matinecock tribe. This parcel has since come to be known as the "First Purchase" and included land bordered by Cold Spring Harbor on the west, Northport Harbor on the east, what is now known as Old Country Road to the south and Long Island Sound to the north. The three men immediately turned the land over to the white settlers who had already been living there.

From that initial settlement, Huntington grew over subsequent years to include all of the land presently comprising the modern Towns of Huntington and Babylon. The southern part of the town was formally separated to create Babylon in 1872.

Because Huntington was populated largely by English settlers, unlike the rest of the New Amsterdam colony, the town voted in 1660 to become part of the Connecticut colony rather than remain under the authority of New Amsterdam. It was not until the British gained control of New Amsterdam in 1664 (renaming it New York) that Huntington was formally restored to the jurisdiction of New York.


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      Price:  $1,500,000 Single Family For Sale 5  Beds 3  Baths

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    • Huntington  -  NY

      Price:  $1,499,000 Single Family For Sale 4  Beds 5  Baths

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    • Huntington  -  NY

      Price:  $1,399,000 Single Family For Sale 6  Beds 7  Baths

      Elegant Estate Setting With Gated Long Driveway. Magnificent 6500+ Sq Ft Colonial Set Behind A Conservation Area On 1.79 Acres, Architecturally Dramatic 2 Story Foyer With Sweeping Staircase To 2nd Floor Balcony. Interior Is Accented By High Ceilings, Archways, Detailed Moldings & Intricate Woodwork. Grand Principal Rooms Are Perfect For Entertaining Including A Home Theater & Gym In Finished Basement. Enjoy Huntington Village Restaurants, Shopping, Movie Theaters & Museum. Harborfields Sd....

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      Price:  $1,385,000 Single Family For Sale 8  Beds 4  Baths

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    • Huntington  -  NY

      Price:  $1,325,000 Single Family For Sale 5  Beds 5  Baths

      Stunning CH Colonial Set On a Acre/Cul de Sac in the Beautiful Comm. of Old Chester Hills. Home Offers over 5000 Sq. Ft And Greets You With A Grand, 2 Story Ent. w/Custom Staircase and Oak Flrs. It Also Boasts an Open & Airy Flow for Entertaining, Custom Moldings, Chef's Gourmet EIK w/Breakfast Alcove Overlooking the Luxurious pool, Library/Den w/Surround Sound, Spacious Master Ste. w/Spa Bath, WICs, 4 Addl. BRs, Custom Baths, Country Club Backyard w/IG Salt Wtr Pool Built-in Grill and Much More...