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

Islip Depot

 
 
Islip Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2018
1. Islip Depot Marker
Inscription.  
South Side Railroad 1867-
1876. LIRR acquired 1880.
2nd track 1908. Station
house south side 1868
north 1963. Restored 1997.

 
Erected by Historical Society of Islip Hamlet.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 40° 44.149′ N, 73° 12.482′ W. Marker is in Islip, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Islip Avenue north of Union Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. 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 walking distance of this marker. Islip Manor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Log House (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mark's (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gibb Patent (approx. 0.4 miles away); Third Town Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Islip Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Islip September 11 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); First Town Hall (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Islip.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located at the entrance to one of the Islip LIRR Station parking lots, on the west side of Islip Avenue and south of the tracks.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Markers - Islip Depot (Historical Society of Islip Hamlet)
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. Listing of the Society's markers - click on the "Islip Depot" link for more information about this marker. (Submitted on November 28, 2018.) 
 
Islip Depot Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2018
2. Islip Depot Marker - wide view
Islip Railroad Station image. Click for full size.
William J. Rugen (photo courtesy of the Queens Borough Library), circa 1910
3. Islip Railroad Station
"Horse-drawn carriages wait at left and right, while Long Island Rail Road locomotive #223 pauses at the platform of the Islip railroad station."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.   3. submitted on November 29, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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