Islip in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
400' west of this site, 1st
municipal airport on L.I.
Amelia Earhart/C. Chamberlin
attended opening 8-4-28
Pres. C. Lawrence 1928-45
Erected 1992 by Historical Society of Islip Hamlet.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical date for this entry is August 4, 1928.
Location. 40° 44.881′ N, 73° 12.499′ W. Marker is in Islip, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Islip Avenue and West Tamarack Street, on the right when traveling south on Islip Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Islip NY 11751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Islip Speedway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Islip Manor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Islip Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Willow Brook (approx. 1.1 miles away); Log House (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Town Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Third Town Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Islip.
Also see . . . Historic Markers - Islip Airport (Historical Society of Islip Hamlet). Listing of the Society's markers - click on the "Islip Airport" link for more information. (Submitted on November 28, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.