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

Duke's Laws Convention

Duke's Laws Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Duke's Laws Convention Marker
Inscription.  Held Near This Spot In Old Building 1664/5
Erected 1939 by State Highway Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraLaw EnforcementSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1664.
Location. 40° 42.403′ N, 73° 37.279′ W. Marker is in Hempstead, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Cooper Square East, on the left when traveling east on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hempstead NY 11550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hempstead Town Hall (a few steps from this marker); Camp Albert Mills (approx. 1.4 miles away); L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Camp Black (approx. 1.7 miles away); To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Camp Winfield Scott
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Lindbergh's Flight (approx. 1.9 miles away); Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 2.9 miles away).
Also see . . .  New York Legal History: Hempstead Convention of 1665 and the Duke's Laws. (Submitted on June 25, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 37 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 24, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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