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Kings Park in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Train Station

 
 
Train Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jordan Romano
1. Train Station Marker
Inscription.  
Est. 1872 as St. Johnland.
Renamed Kings Park in 1891 by
Long Island Railroad. 2-Mile
Spur to State Hospital Coal
Trestle opened in 1898.

 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 680.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 40° 53.039′ N, 73° 15.231′ W. Marker is in Kings Park, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Indian Head Road south of Main Street (New York State Route 25A), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kings Park NY 11754, 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. St. Johnland (approx. 1.4 miles away); Home of Obadiah Smith (approx. 1˝ miles away); Indian Head Farm (approx. 1˝ miles away); Howard Orphanage (approx. 1˝ miles away); Platt Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away); Richard Smith (approx. 2.4 miles away); Caleb Smith House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Smith's Bull Ride (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kings Park.
 
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 Train Station | William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on June 22, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 98 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 22, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
 
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