Yet how many fans know about its real-life parallels? The mysterious government laboratory, the secret military base, and the extraordinarily mind-blowing experiments that, some contend, continue to this very day!? Its greatest muse, however, may in fact be Long Island, New York, situated on ancient ancestral Native American lands and a paranormal epicenter—home to countless historical sites, haunted places, unexplained events and puzzling phenomena.
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The eastern tip of Long Island is thought by some to be the site of a government cover-up involving kidnapping, mind control, and time travel. By Alexandra Charitan. The Hamptons—with its mega-mansions and roadside lobster roll stands—may seem an unlikely place to search for a government conspiracy involving mind control, time travel, child abduction, and hallucinogenic drug experiments. But Camp Hero, a decommissioned military base located in Montauk, is thought by many to have once been the site of graphic, government-sanctioned human experiments comparable to the atrocities committed by the Nazis in concentration camps during World War II. Today, the acres acres of which were part of the military base of heavily-wooded land operates as Camp Hero State Park. The park features forests, freshwater wetlands, and bluffs with dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
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The hamlet encompasses a small area about halfway between the two points. Montauk is a major tourist destination and has six state parks. It is particularly famous for its fishing, claiming to have more world saltwater fishing records than any other port in the world. Montauk derives its name from the Montaukett tribe, an Algonquian -speaking tribe who lived in the area. In the aftermath the Montauketts were to sell Gardiners Island. In what would become the Town of Easthampton  first Maidstone was sold to settlers by the colony of Connecticut and the colony of New Haven while retaining the lands to the east, from the hills rising above where the first fort stood Napeague, New York to Montauk Point. The western boundary of today's Hither Hills State Park is also known as the purchase line. In , Narragansetts under Ninigret attacked and burned the Montaukett village, killing 30 and capturing one of Chief Wyandanch's daughters. The daughter was recovered with the aid of Lion Gardiner who in turn was given a large portion of Smithtown, New York in appreciation. The Montauketts, ravaged by smallpox and fearing extermination by the Narragansetts , were provided temporary refuge by white settlers in East Hampton.
Apr 26, by Richard Martin. Locals head to Memory Motel to see live music in a dive bar setting with pop culture history—The Rolling Stones named a song from their album Black and Blue after the place, and it was featured in a scene in the final season of Girls. Traveling with kids? There are buttermilk pancakes and French toast on offer as well. Keep an eye out for special events, such as the Montauk Music Festival May 16—19, Owned and run by six commercial fishermen from the area, this is a homegrown gem. Try to score a table on the second level, which offers tranquil views of the surrounding waters. The seven-year-old company makes a crisp pilsner and a light summer ale that perfectly complement a day spent on the beach, while their IPAs and fruit-tinged specials like Watermelon Summer Ale are perfect as a seaside aperitif. In the mood for a sunset cocktail at Navy Beach?