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Freeport in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bennington Park

 
 
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1. Bennington Park Marker
Inscription.  Developed by W. Newton Bennington in 1902. Streets given to village in 1904. Later became an African American & Italian enclave.
 
Erected 2016 by The William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 329.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 40° 39.276′ N, 73° 34.481′ W. Marker is in Freeport, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on East Merrick Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 129 E Merrick Rd, Freeport NY 11520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grist and Saw Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freeport Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away); B'nai Israel Synagogue (approx. half a mile away); Trubia Rifle (approx. half a mile away); The First Public School in Freeport (approx. half a mile away); Freeport Historical Museum (approx. half a mile away);
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2. Bennington Park Marker
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Freeport Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); World War I Trench Mortar (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freeport.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 6, 2022