Joseph Dow's History of Hampton: The Public Roads / The Ring / Drake Side Road / Winnicut Road
It would be interesting to trace the gradual spreading out of new farms in all directions, and the laying out of new roads as necessity required. Of many of these roads, however, there is no record; and of others, a mere mention in these pages is deemed sufficient.
The same vote which ordered the narrowing of the road on the north side of the Ring, included also the narrowing to five rods in width, of the continuation of this road towards the beach, "from Joseph Johnson's (Young's Corner) to Ezra Johnson's" (Leavitt's corner).
Drake Side Road