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L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge

 
 
L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Kirch, June 19, 2022
1. L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge Marker
Inscription.  This building was once one of ten Toll Lodges on the William K. Vanderbilt, Jr.'s : Long Island Motor Parkway, which existed from 1908 until 1938 and ran from Queens, through eastern Garden City, to Lake Ronkonkoma. The Garden City Lodge was located near Clinton Road until 19899. It was then moved by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce to its present location and serves as its office.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 40° 43.535′ N, 73° 37.962′ W. Marker is in Garden City, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from 7th street east of FRanklin Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 229 7th street, Garden City NY 11530, 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. Site of Camp Winfield Scott (approx. half a mile away); Camp Albert Mills (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Camp Black (approx. one mile away); Duke's Laws Convention (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hempstead Town Hall
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); To commemorate the 1st crossing from east to west and the 1st double crossing of the Atlantic by air (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lindbergh's Flight (approx. 1.8 miles away); Saint Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garden City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Long Island Motor Parkway (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 7, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Vanderbilt Cup Races. (Submitted on June 26, 2022, by Christopher Kirch of Massapequa, New York.)
 
L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Kirch, June 19, 2022
2. L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge Marker
L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Kirch, June 19, 2022
3. L I Motor Parkway Toll Lodge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2022, by Christopher Kirch of Massapequa, New York. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on July 7, 2022, by Christopher Kirch of Massapequa, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on July 2, 2022, by Christopher Kirch of Massapequa, New York.   2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2022, by Christopher Kirch of Massapequa, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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