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House at Greenlaw’s Corner
  • Published
    February 8, 2010

    Old Northport landmark torched

    [Editor's note: This article appeared on the front page of the Aug. 14, 1986, edition of The Republican Journal.] By Nancy Finman The reaction is the same everywhere around town — disbelief. On Monday evening, the Northport Fire Department, acting on a request from the landowner, burned down the collapsing old house on Greenlaw's Corner in Northport. The burning took place despite a public outcry that the ...

  • Published
    February 8, 2010

    The Gray Lady is gone

    [Editor's note: The following editorial appeared in the Aug. 14, 1986, edition of The Republican Journal, just days after the Greenlaw house was burned.] We think whatever a person wishes to do with his personal property is his own business. But when a community landmark falls, there is bound to be a gamut of emotions unleashed. Such was the case this week when the crumpled, old, sagging homestead at Greenlaw'...

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