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Newsletter, May 2018

Brookhaven Town Park at Yaphank's Willow Lake

"Willow (Upper Yaphank) Lake was formed when Capt. Robert Robinson dammed the Carmans River to build a sawmill in 1739. Further south along the Carmans River, John Homan built a saw and grist mill, damming the river to form a mill pond that became known as Lily Lake. ....
Continued in Newsletter, pg. 3