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

Bayport Aerodrome

 
 
Bayport Aerodrome Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alexander Erwin, December 28, 2021
1. Bayport Aerodrome Marker
Inscription.  
Only LI public airport
w/grass runways. National
historic status 2008. Davis
Field 1910-52 then Edwards
1953-77. Islip Town 1978.

 
Erected by Hist. Landmark Preservation Cte.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 40° 45.723′ N, 73° 3.153′ W. Marker is in Bayport, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Vitamin Drive, 0.2 miles south of Church Street, on the left when traveling west. Located in the parking lot of the Bayport Aerodrome, it may be inaccessible if the parking lot is locked. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bayport NY 11705, 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. Bayport Aerodome (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bayport History (approx. 1.1 miles away); Town of Islip Grange (approx. 1.2 miles away); Robinson Cottage (1926) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ocker’s Barns and Outbuildings (approx. 1.2 miles away); American Farm Windmill (approx.
Bayport Aerodrome Marker from the road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alexander Erwin, December 28, 2021
2. Bayport Aerodrome Marker from the road.
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1.2 miles away); Tuthill Case House (1850) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Percy Williams Cottage (1901) (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bayport.
 
Also see . . .  The Bayport Aerodrome. Additional Bayport Aerodrome history & living museum information.
Long Island has long been known as the cradle of aviation history, with many aeronautical firsts occurring here since the Wright Brothers first took to the air in 1903. At one time, there were as many as 120 private and commercial airfields operating all over the island.
(Submitted on December 28, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York.) 
 
Bayport Aerodrome image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alexander Erwin, December 28, 2021
3. Bayport Aerodrome
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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