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West Sayville: George Washington rested here

Stuart and Henle Cohen are selling a house

Stuart and Henle Cohen are selling a house in West Sayville where George Washington once stayed to rest on a five day tour in 1790. (Oct. 15, 2012) Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A West Sayville house is on the market for $1.4 million, and for once, it's an 18th century house that doesn't brag about George Washington sleeping there. He just rested there.

Henle and Stuart Cantor, owners of the Green
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Henle and Stuart Cantor, owners of the Green House in West Sayville, are selling the house that was once the home of Samuel Green, one of Sayville's original settlers. George Washington once stayed at the house during a five day tour in 1790. (Oct. 15, 2012)

Stuart and Henle Cohen are selling a house
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Stuart and Henle Cohen are selling a house in West Sayville where George Washington once stayed to rest on a five day tour in 1790. (Oct. 15, 2012)

The Green Family house in West Sayville, owned
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

The Green Family house in West Sayville, owned by Stuart and Henle Cantor, was a pit stop for President George Washington during his visit to Long Island in 1790, when the home was owned by the Green family, some of the first settlers of West Sayville. The Cantors are selling the 5,400-square-foot home for almost $1.4 million. They said they want to move to Florida. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Stuart Cohen discovered in the house one half
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Stuart Cohen discovered in the house one half of an original front gate. Stuart and Henle Cohen are selling a house in West Sayville where George Washington once stayed to rest on a five day tour in 1790. The 5,400 square foot house was once the home of Samuel Green, one of Sayville's original settlers. (Oct. 15, 2012)

A display of all of the George Washington
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A display of all of the George Washington items the Cohens have collected since they purchased the house in 1998. Stuart and Henle Cohen are selling a house in West Sayville where George Washington once stayed to rest on a five day tour in 1790. The 5,400 square foot hose was once the home of Samuel Green, one of Sayville's original settlers. (Oct. 15, 2012)

This room of the Green House in West
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

This room of the Green House in West Sayville includes an original fireplace. Stuart Cantor and his wife Henle are selling the house that George Washington once stayed in during a five-day tour in 1790. The house was once the home of Samuel Green, one of Sayville's original settlers. (Oct. 15, 2012)

A small staircase leading to the second floor
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A small staircase leading to the second floor of the Green House in West Sayville is all original. Stuart Cantor and his wife Henle are selling the house that George Washington once stayed in during a five-day tour in 1790. The house was once the home of Samuel Green, one of Sayville's original settlers. (Oct. 15, 2012)

A corner cabinet in one of the original
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A corner cabinet in one of the original rooms dates back to the origins of the house. Stuart and Henle Cohen are selling a house in West Sayville where George Washington once stayed to rest on a five day tour in 1790. The 5,400 square foot hose was once the home of Samuel Green, one of Sayville's original settlers. (Oct. 15, 2012)

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