Bethpage in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1687 T. Powell obtains land
1695 Deed Bethpage Purchase
1857 Name Jerusalem Station
1867 Renamed Central Park
1936 Changed To Bethpage
Erected by Central Park Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1687.
Location. 40° 44.314′ N, 73° 28.785′ W. Marker is in Bethpage, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Central Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 Broadway, 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. Captain Brian C. Hickey Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Arthur F. White (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of The Beau Sejour (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Post Office (about 700 feet away); Kessler Glass (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Park Cider Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); L.I. Motor Pkwy Grumman 1930-94 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethpage.
Also see . . .
1. Jerusalem Station (Central Park Historical Society). (Submitted on May 5, 2019.)
2. Bethpage Name Change from Central Park (Central Park Historical Society). (Submitted on May 5, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.