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Coaching Along the Great South Bay presented by the Friends of Connetquot

at Connetquot River State Park Preserve | Sat Dec 11


Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Sunrise Highway
Oakdale, NY, NY 11769
Tel: 6312789935
Contact Name: Janet Soley
Visit Website: Website.

Date & Time

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Sat, Dec 11, 2021
Cost: Free Event

"COACHING ALONG THE GREAT SOUTH BAY" is a look back at traveling with a coach and four in hand from New York City to the estates along the Great South Bay by members of the "Coaching Club" many of whom were also members of the Southside Sportsmans Club. A glimpse back at the route they took, their Gold Coast Estates and the logistics of such a journey. Mr. Trapani will talk about the houses, clubs and residents who traveled to the Great South Bay.  From the birthplace of American polo on the legendary fields of The Meadow Brook, come hear about our Island’s Equestrian history.

About our Speakers

Jerry and Rita Trapani own Shadbelly Farm in North Great River. They are members of the Carriage Association of America, the American Driving Society, the Four in Hand Club, and are founding members of the 37 year old Paumanok Driving Club of Long Island and very involved with the carriage and coaching aspects of the Long Island Museum at Stony Brook. Jerry is a popular speaker at carriage related events around the country and Canada. Rita is an accomplished artist and photographer. For more information on the Trapanis, please visit their website


Lectures are free for members of Friends of Connetquot.   Non-members pay $5/person.

Please consider becoming a member and enjoy our programming all year long.  Seasonal parking rates apply.

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