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

George Washington

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 24, 2019
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  George Washington passed this way on his 1790 journey through Long Island
 
Erected 1999 by Landmarks Preservation Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 40° 39.928′ N, 73° 34.338′ W. Marker is in Freeport, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Babylon Turnpike and Lakeview Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Babylon Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Columbus Ave. (approx. 0.3 miles away); B'nai Israel Synagogue (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bennington Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Freeport Bank (approx. 0.8 miles away); The First Public School in Freeport (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trubia Rifle (approx. 0.8 miles away); Seaman Ave School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Freeport Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freeport.
 
Also see . . .
George Washington Marker - wide view, looking south along Babylon Turnpike image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 24, 2019
2. George Washington Marker - wide view, looking south along Babylon Turnpike
 George Washington's Tour of Long Island (Newsday, 4/20/2019). (Submitted on May 4, 2019.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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