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

Broad Spring

 
 
Broad Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 24, 2019
1. Broad Spring Marker
Inscription.  This spring marks point laid out in first highway survey of Bethpage made 1732 by Samuel Willis
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1732.
 
Location. 40° 44.086′ N, 73° 27.665′ W. Marker is in Bethpage, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Merrits Road and Quaker Meeting House Road, on the left when traveling south on Merrits Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethpage NY 11714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Powell Home (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 0.4 miles away); L.I. Motor Pkwy (approx. ¾ mile away); Farmingdale Korea and Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Farmingdale Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Farmingdale Honor Roll World War 1917-1918 (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Post Office (approx. 0.9 miles away); Farmingdale World War II Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethpage.
 
Broad Spring Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 24, 2019
2. Broad Spring Marker - wide view
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 24, 2019
3. Broad Spring
Both the marker and spring are located on a small triangular plot of land where the roads intersect.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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