Patchogue History - War of 1812
See also "L.I. - Patchogue - History - 1812" vertical file
- Bayles, Thomas R. "'Captain Joe,' Schooner Captain" (Footnotes of L.I. History). Patchogue Advance, September 16, 1948: n.p. -- Recounts two narrow escapes by Joseph Robinson [actually of East Patchogue] and his crew of the schooner "Glorion", from the same unnamed British man-of-war, lurking in wait, off Fire Island inlet.
- "Revolutionary Relic." Brooklyn Eagle, June 27, 1899: p. 3. -- Andrew Jackson Smith donates a 6 lb. cannonball reputed to have been fired by a British warship from Blue Point Bay upon his great grandfather, Annanias Smith's house, in the War of 1812, which stood (at some point) on the site of the then Cliffton Hotel, near the south end of Bay Avenue.