Virtually Visiting The Home To Polish Fair – Riverhead
Riverhead also known as the county seat of Suffolk county lies on the north shore of Long Island. Being the agricultural apex of the county, this town does not have a very big population and it stands at 33,506 which is even more less than Southampton. The city has around 20,000 acres of land under agriculture which is 57% of the total land available for agriculture in Suffolk County. The town lies on the mouth of the river Peconic from which the city get its name.
The first settlement started in the 16th century when European colonists purchased the land which was called the Southold land from Algonquian and Shinnecock Indian Nation in 1649 and the second purchase of land was done by Col. William Smith which was later divided in settlers in 1742. The city of the river was first created in 1792 after the American Revolution. It was initially with Southold but then divided after the New York state legislature because it was difficult for people of Riverhead to attend town meetings. After this separation, Riverhead was named the county seat of Suffolk.
The median income for a family in Riverhead is around $60,000 which means that people live a really decent life. Riverhead has its own feel, the town is always evolving and whoever visits the city tends to develop strong memories and valuable experiences which in turn enriches there life. This can be seen from the fact that many notable personalities like Garfield M. Langhorn who got the Medal of Honor which is America’s highest military decoration. There have been countless amazing athletes and NFL players who were from this city like Ed Danowski he was a quarterback and halfback for New York Giants, Danny Burawa was also a major league baseball player. Alexander Zaleski served as Roman Catholic Bishop of Lansing from 1965 until 1975 also hailed from Riverhead.
The overall lifestyle and living standard of the town is really good and it can be seen from the fact that many houses in river prefer the excellent services provided by Infinity Epoxy Floors. Our company has some amazing three dimensional designs which makes every one that enters the houses or any other place that has these epoxy floors installed, really impressed and happy.
The polish town community who were the emigrants from Poland have introduced their own culture in this city and there traditional fair takes places annually. Many people from New York and the rest of the states come to visit Riverhead because of the so many beaches in the town and the polish fair. The tourism industry contributes a lot. State parks like Hallock state park preserve is one such park that boosts the tourism industry. This state park formerly known as Jamesport state park is 225 acre and has a history too, it was used for illegal activities like sand mining during the 1960’s and then was decided to be allocated for a nuclear power plant but then those plan were dropped and now it is a tourist resort where many people come to visit.
It has a rare coastal perched pond which is a particular attraction for many people because boating and hiking trails in the surrounding woods are present. To it’s East, is East Hampton and Wildwood state park is another place of adventure for many people as it gives the people a picnicking spot and place to rest and ease their minds. Riverhead is a city that offers countless opportunities and attractions to not only its residents but also people everywhere.