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Inquire About The Brentwood Historical Society

Diane (Baumann) Hoyt

February 17, 2013

I lived in Brentwood from 1948 – 1963. I graduated from BHS in 1960. I have wonderful memories of growing up there. When I moved in there were about 500 people in town. I am very interested in history and genealogy and would love to be part of your Society.

Marie Grosso Jarolem

December 24, 2012

 I remember mostly the beautiful woods along Washington Avenue that still had  lady slippers and other wildflowers.  And, the absolute safety we had, even during the war, when we could walk home at night and be welcomed in any home along the way if we needed help.  I remember the old library and Mrs. Frailey […]

Eleanor Baker Bazata Memoir

September 22, 2012

This photo was taken in 1938 on Clark(e*) Street.  The house is the home my parents, William and Bertha Baker, bought and moved into in 1922 with their four children.    I and three other siblings were born in  this home.  I was learning to ride a two wheel bicycle in this photo.  Clark Street was […]

Vinny T

September 16, 2012

OK, I’m gonna give you a shot of Brentwood nostalgia. St.Joe’s, getting chased by the guards. The barn at St.Joe’s, and looking thru the windows and seeing the old farm equipment. Walking on the wall on Brentwood Road. Grant’s and the cafeteria in there, the pet shop at Grant’s, Brentwood Aquarium, Food Fair, the Carousel […]

Patricia Donohue

September 9, 2012

It was in the early sixties that we moved to Brentwood and, after being brought up in Queens, NY, it seemed like a little village you would see in a Jig Saw puzzle. But, it felt like home right from the beginning – all of us on First Street getting together at night to sit […]