“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lake Ronkonkoma in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Hook & Ladder

Hook & Ladder Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Hook & Ladder Marker
Inscription.  Devestating Hotel Fire In 1903 Led To Organization Of Fire Department By Village In 1904. Incorporated With NY State In 1906.
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 438.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 40° 49.609′ N, 73° 6.435′ W. Marker is in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Hawkins Avenue and Portion Road (County Route 16), on the right when traveling north on Hawkins Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ronkonkoma NY 11779, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Arrowheads (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lake of Haunting Mystery (approx. half a mile away); 1796 Site Of (approx. half a mile away); Indian Princess (approx. half a mile away); Episcopal Church (approx. ¾ mile away); 1884 Church Site
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); L.I. Motor Parkway (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Ronkonkoma.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 40 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 13, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 27, 2023