Sunday after coffee we headed to Lilac Land – the private property of Jim Langley who makes available the 306 varieties of lilacs when in full bloom, usually around Mother’s Day. A total of 8 enjoyed an amazing brunch on tables and chairs from the RV placed under fragrant Lilacs. Jim allowed me to park the RV on one of the paths dissecting the property.
After the first settlers arrived about 1664, East Hampton remained a rural, agricultural type community until about 1850 when a boom in manufacturing changed the focus of the local economy. Many mills were built on the Manhan River along with many factories creating items such as yarn, buttons, elastic and other various items.
It's always an adventure traveling with Eileen. Being loaded onto the front of the Ferry, facing open water took some getting used to, but when she opened up the cheese and crackers and libations for the group everyone forgot their anxieties and enjoyed the trip home across the Sound to Bridgeport CT. [scroll down]