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

Monahan's Crossing

Monahan's Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Monahan's Crossing Marker
Inscription.  For 29 Years John Monahan Raised And Lowered The Railroad Crossing Gates At This Site, Until The Tracks Were Elevated in 1938. During His Long Career He Saved Seven Lives. The LIRR Gave Him Several Medals Including a Hero's Service Button.
Erected 1992 by Lynbrook Historical Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 40° 39.334′ N, 73° 40.304′ W. Marker is in Lynbrook, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Stauderman Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Can be seen from sidewalk, under Lynbrook train trestle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynbrook NY 11563, 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. Henri Charpentier (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rockville Cemetery and Bristol and Mexico Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Sand Hole Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Wreck of the Bristol - November 21, 1836 (approx.
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¾ mile away); The Wreck of the Mexico - January 2, 1837 (approx. ¾ mile away); Site Of (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Site Of (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Oven (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynbrook.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 2, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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