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

Site Of

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Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Site Of Marker
Inscription.  First Grist and Saw Mill Built By Joseph Haviland In 1688. Last Operators Charles Davison And Sons, Robert, Herbert, and John.
Erected 2000 by East Rockaway Centenial.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1688.
Location. 40° 38.443′ N, 73° 39.577′ W. Marker is in East Rockaway, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Atlantic Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Ocean Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 Ocean Avenue, East Rockaway NY 11518, 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. A different marker also named Site Of (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Oven (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henri Charpentier (approx. ¾ mile away); Monahan's Crossing (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rockville Cemetery and Bristol and Mexico Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Sand Hole Church
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); The Wreck of the Mexico - January 2, 1837 (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Wreck of the Bristol - November 21, 1836 (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Rockaway.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 8, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 10, 2023