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

Ronek Park

 
 
Ronek Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
1. Ronek Park Marker
Inscription.  Honored as a non-discriminatory housing development started by Thomas Romano in 1950. A part of the local housing boom after World War II.
 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 269.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 40° 41.644′ N, 73° 24.675′ W. Marker is in North Amityville, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Avenue and Croyden Road, on the right when traveling north on Albany Avenue. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel A.M.E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Drive-In Theatre (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brunswick Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial)
Ronek Park Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
2. Ronek Park Marker - wide view
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Copiague World War I Immigrant Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Amityville Trolley Routes (approx. 1.1 miles away); Suffolk County (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  From History: The still-elusive racial ideals of Amityville's Roneck Park (Greater Babylon, 2017). (Submitted on May 5, 2019.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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