Squire Frederick Chase
and the Place Called Prospect

by Patricia and Edward Shillingburg ©2003

1. Introduction
7. Changes on the Wind
2. Frederick Chase
8. Chase Family Divides Land
3. Ten Years as a Lighthouse Keeper
9. John E. Searles Starts Buying
4. The Birds
10. Finishing the Job
5. Place Called Prospect
11. Prospect House Opens
6. Lands of Frederick Chase at his Death
12. Sources


Chase Peninsula

Gull Islands

Place Called Prospect

1839 Road

1855 Map of Shelter Island

Copeland Map