Roslyn in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Roslyn Grist Mill
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 543.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 40° 48.026′ N, 73° 38.959′ W. Marker is in Roslyn, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Old Northern Boulevard. Located in the heart of the Village of Roslyn and at the head of Hempstead Harbor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1347 Old Northern Boulevard, Roslyn NY 11576, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William H. Tailer Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roslyn Historical District (about 400 feet away); Roslyn World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Harbor Hill Estate and the Mackay Horse Statues (approx. Cedarmere (approx. ¾ mile away); William Cullen Bryant (approx. ¾ mile away); Monfort Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hicks Nursery (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roslyn.
Regarding Roslyn Grist Mill. The Roslyn Grist Mill features a heavy wooden structural frame constructed with post-and-beam joinery, sharing characteristics with New World Dutch buildings found throughout western Long Island and the Hudson River Valley.
Also see . . .
1. Historical Marker Ceremony for the Roslyn Grist Mill (YouTube, 22 sec.). (Submitted on July 13, 2021.)
2. Roslyn Grist Mill Lifting Day- January 23, 2020 (YouTube, 23 sec.). "On Thursday, January 23, 2020, the Roslyn Landmark Society lifted the historic 1700s four feet above street level. The new, expanded headroom created by the lift will allow workers to safely excavate the existing foundation and begin construction on a new water-tight foundation later this year. In the early 1900s, the roadbed in front of the mill was raised resulting in the first floor of building dropping four feet below street level. From 1920 to 1974, (Submitted on July 13, 2021.)
3. Robeson-Williams Grist Mill, Roslyn, Nassau County, NY (Historic American Buildings Survey). Has 17 photographs of the mill, plus some schematics. (Submitted on July 13, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 25, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 13, 2021. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.