From its beginnings in 1668, Glen Cove’s waterfront and varied topography have made it a popular part of the North Shore’s Gold Coast. Prominent American millionaires such as J. P. Morgan and F. W. Woolworth lived here. Many Gold Coast mansions remain along with more than 300 acres of nature preserves overlooking Hempstead Harbor.
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- Welwyn Nature Preserve - A sprawling 204-acre preserve located at Crescent Beach and New Woods Roads, Welwyn is the former estate of Harold Irving Pratt, heir to an oil fortune. The densely wooded preserve has four marked nature trails that provide access to a magnificent wooded stream valley, fresh water ponds and swamps, a coastal salt marsh, and a [Read More}