Floral Park in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Vanderbilt Cup Race
Erected by Floral Park Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
Location. 40° 43.78′ N, 73° 41.976′ W. Marker is in Floral Park, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Emerson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Jericho Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Floral Park NY 11001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Padre Pio (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Floral Theatre (about 700 feet away); Brigadier General Count Casimir Pulaski (about 700 feet away); American Legion (approx. ¼ mile away); Floral Park School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tyson Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Church of Floral Park (approx. half a mile away); Floral Park World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floral Park.
Also see . . .
1. 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race (vanderbiltcupraces.com). "The inaugural William K. Vanderbilt Jr. Cup Race in 1904 was the first major international road race in the United States...." (Submitted on September 11, 2019.)
2. Vanderbilt Cup (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 11, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.