Today, a private business.
The Tea House was built in 1888 and designed by the architect Issac H. Green. It sits on the water’s edge, where the Connetquot River and the Great South Bay meet. Over the years, it has been expanded upon multiple times. Today, it is known as the Riverview Restaurant.
Unknown, probably Adelphi Historical society
Lynn T. Morgan - Artist
Christmas Card - unknown date
Pen & Ink
Kachel Collection of Artist Colony Christmas Cards
Description Inside Card:
The W.K. Vanderbilt “Tea” House was built in the 1880′s for clambakes and picnics. A canal was cut between Shore Drive and the “Tea” House so that Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt’s daughter, Consuelo, later the Dutchess of Marlborough, need not get wet if the bay was rough. This building is now the “Saxon Arms” Restaurant.
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Last Modified on January 30, 2012, at 10:56 AM by LPR