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Freeport in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bennington Park

 
 
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1. Bennington Park Marker
Inscription. Developed by W. Newton Bennington in 1902. Streets given to village in 1904. Later became an African American & Italian enclave.
 
Erected 2016 by The William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 329.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 39.276′ N, 73° 34.481′ W. Marker is in Freeport, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on East Merrick Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 129 E Merrick Rd., Freeport NY 11520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grist and Saw Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freeport Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trubia Rifle (approx. half a mile away); The First Public School in Freeport (approx. half a mile away); Freeport Historical Museum (approx. half a mile away); Freeport Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Crystal Lake Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Col. James Dean (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freeport.
 
Categories. African AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Bennington Park Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Bennington Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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