Getting To Know More About Brookhaven
Brookhaven is perhaps the most famous and populous town of the Suffolk county of New York, the population of this historic and amazing city stands at a staggering 486,040 people which is almost 9 times more of Southampton and 5 times greater than Smithtown. The city first expanded as a shipyard or a major ship building center however the economy of the city soon transitioned into a research based and tourist based one.
The city has a rich history which dates back to 1640 because that was the time the first English settlers came to the city and the city or settlement was initially called “Setauket”. Land was gradually bought from the Native American tribes and the city was expanded from the north shore to the south shore the land was mainly bought from Setalcott tribe and in the second purchase Richard Woodhull bought the land and expanded the city.
During the colonial era the city’s economy was mostly fishing based but after the Revolutionary War there was big change in the economy, the city became major ship building center then a research and a tourist based economy. Brookhaven was under British rule during the American revolution war and many were English crown supporters however there were incidents of support to the American cause one such celebrated activity was the Benjamin Tallmadge’s successful raid.
Port Jefferson and Patchogue are the traditional downtowns of the 19th century shipbuilding city of Brookhaven the main industries were the whaling and cordwood. However by the turn of 19th and 20th century many of the shore north shore and south shore communities became resort towns for the elites. Many celebrities of this era came and visited these resort towns because of their beauty and ambience that it offered. Many of the fishing communities soon transformed into exclusive enclaves for moneyed elites like Belle Terre and Old field. The luxurious lifestyle in these enclaves is supported and promoted by Infinity Epoxy Floors; the company’s amazing workmanship and design give an amazing aesthetic look to these resorts and enclaves. The company is not only preferred in luxury resorts but also people’s houses because of the garage epoxy coating and concrete resurfacing services they provide.
Brookhaven is also the only city that stretches from the north shore to the longshore of Long Island and is the largest city of the entire New York state by land. This town is known for its amazing research facilities and education. One such amazing institute is the Stony brook university. It is a world renowned research Centre and many students from around the world come to study here. Brookhaven National Laboratory is also in the city which is one of the best research institutions of the country and Nobel laureates like I.I Rabi were instrumental in establishing the institution.
Apart from all the research institutions and universities, Brookhaven has many tourist attraction for its locals and people from the entire world. Some of these are Smith point county park it is beach park on the south shore, another one is the Splish Splash water park it a really fun place for families and many people come to spend quality times with their families.
Apart from all these amazing attractions, Brookhaven has always played a vital role in politics as current president trump defeated Hilary Clinton in Brookhaven. This city with its historical and political value is a tourist dream hub because scientists like Nikola Tesla worked here too.