Islip in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Islip Hamlet 1881-1983,
Capts: N & J Clock, the
Haffs, L Jeffrey, J Berry
Crew: R Boyd & T Raynor
Erected by Historical Society of Islip Hamlet.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 40° 43.582′ N, 73° 12.843′ W. Marker is in Islip, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Monell Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71 Monell Avenue, Islip NY 11751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Schools: Monell (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Union Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain James Berry (about 400 feet away); Early Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic South Bay Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Early Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Islip.
More about this marker. The marker is located on the southern edge of the grounds of the Islip Public Library.
Also see . . . America's Cup (Encyclopedia Britannica). "America’s Cup, one of the oldest and best-known trophies in international sailing yacht competition. It was first offered as the Hundred Guinea Cup on August 20, 1851, by the Royal Yacht Squadron of Great Britain for a race around the Isle of Wight. The cup was won by the America, a 100-foot (30-metre) schooner from New York City, and subsequently became known as the America’s Cup. The American winners of the cup donated it to the New York Yacht Club in 1857 for a perpetual international challenge competition. In 1987 the San Diego Yacht Club took control of the U.S. competition." (Submitted on December 7, 2017.)
Additional keywords. Yacht Race Yachting
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.