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Amityville in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brunswick Home

 
 
Brunswick Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2018
1. Brunswick Home Marker
Inscription.  
Stephen R. Williams formed
1887 for disabled children
and later adults. Became
Brunswick Hospital 1931.
Building razed 2012.

 
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 432.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 40° 41.029′ N, 73° 25.195′ W. Marker is in Amityville, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Louden Avenue 0.1 miles west of Broadway, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amityville NY 11701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Amityville Trolley Routes (approx. ¼ mile away); South Side R.R. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Former High School (approx. half a mile away); Suffolk County (approx. half a mile away); Naomi W. Griffiths (approx. ¾ mile away); Drive-In Theatre
Brunswick Home Marker - wide view, looking north towards Broadway image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2018
2. Brunswick Home Marker - wide view, looking north towards Broadway
An empty lot is all that remains....
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Walt Whitman (approx. ¾ mile away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amityville.
 
Also see . . .  Brunswick Home (Museum of disABILITY History). "A privately run facility in Amityville, Long Island, N.Y., was established in 1882 and served all classes of incurables except for the insane. Opened in 1887, it later became Brunswick Hospital Center, which now provides care in the form of a psychiatric center, retirement home, rehabilitation and a general hospital. All together these services are provided to upwards of 3,000 patients at any given time." (Submitted on November 26, 2018.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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