Islip in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Church & rectory built 1880.
Norwegian stave design
Richard M. Hunt, Architect
W.K. Vanderbilt, donor
Erected 1995 by Historical Society of Islip Hamlet.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 40° 43.811′ N, 73° 12.41′ W. Marker is in Islip, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Montauk Highway and St. Marks Lane on Montauk Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 754 Montauk Highway, 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. Log House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gibb Patent (about 700 feet away); Third Town Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Islip September 11 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Islip Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Brookwood Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic South Bay Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Islip Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Islip.
Also see . . .
1. History of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Historical Society of Islip Hamlet entry:
"St. Mark's was organized in 1847 as a mission of St. John's Church, which still stands on Montauk Highway in Oakdale. The first cornerstone is dated July 4, 1847. It was a popular and successful parish from the beginning and over the years founded five other churches in the area: Christ Church, Babylon; St. Peter's Church, Bay Shore; Emmanuel Church, Great River; The Church of the Messiah, Central Islip; and Christ Church, Brentwood...." (Submitted on March 10, 2018.)
2. A Short History Of St. Mark’s. St Mark's Church Islip NY entry:
"The historic intertwining of the Church of England, the Nicoll family, the Village of Islip in Northamptonshire, England, and the Town of Islip, New York is a fitting prelude to this account of Saint Mark’s Parish..." (Submitted on March 10, 2018.)
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