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Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Ice House

 
 
The Ice House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. The Ice House Marker
Inscription.  This small building held the ice that was cut each winter from the surface of nearby ponds, hauled here and covered with sawdust to insulate it against summer heat. Ice was taken from it as needed and kept in a large icebox in the butler’s pantry.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 53.131′ N, 73° 30.042′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Sagamore Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, east of the Roosevelt Home. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Copper Beech (a few steps from this marker); The Windmill (within shouting distance of this marker); A Thoroughly Modern House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mounting Platform (within shouting distance of this marker); The House (within shouting distance of this marker); Up to the Roosevelts
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(within shouting distance of this marker); On the Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Sagamore Hill in the Presidential Years (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
Also see . . .  Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
The Ice House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. The Ice House Marker
Marker at Sagamore Hill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Marker at Sagamore Hill
The Ice House and marker is located on the east side of Theodore Roosevelt's house, seen at the left.
The Ice House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. The Ice House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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