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Raynham Hall, built in 1738, was home to the Townsends, including Robert Townsend, a member of the Culper Spy ring that spied on the British for Gen. George Washington. (Credit: NEWSDAY/Bill Davis)

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Raynham Hall

Raynham Hall Oyster Bay serves as a home museum. It was once the home of the Townsend family, one of the founding families of Oyster Bay. During the Revolutionary War, the Townsends housed British soldiers, some of which are said to haunt the house.

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