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Oysters aplenty are served at Oyster Bay’s annual
Coe Hall historic house at
Planting Fields Arboretum
(Photo by Joe Trentacosti
The Oyster Festival draws
hundreds of thousands of
people to Oyster Bay.
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This historic coastal hamlet, home to President Theodore
Roosevelt’s Summer White House at Sagamore Hill, is
nowadays known as the host of its annual Oyster Festival,
one of the top-attended events on Long Island. But there’s
much more to do in this community than visit museums and
eat shellfish. See what this hidden gem has to offer!
Theodore Roosevelt in his library
at Oyster Bay N.Y in 1912.