Lake Ronkonkoma..............legend has it that Princess Ronkonkoma an Indian princess of the Setauket tribe, haunts these waters and she claims a boy's life every year to avenge her lover's death, an English woodcutter named Hugh Birdsall, who her father disapproved of!
Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Spanish, 1863–1923). The Bath, Jávea, 1905. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1909 (09.71.2) | The seacoast town of Jávea, south of Valencia, provided Sorolla with the subjects for many of his paintings. Some of the most popular were scenes of children swimming.