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Glen Cove in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

R.R. Station

 
 
R.R. Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. R.R. Station Marker
Inscription.  
First train to New York
from Glen Cove Glen Street
May 16, 1867.

 
Erected 1967 by City of Glen Cove.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1845.
 
Location. 40° 51.511′ N, 73° 37.227′ W. Marker is in Glen Cove, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Cedar Swamp Road south of Elm Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located at the Glen Street Railroad Station in Glen Cove. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Cove NY 11542, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Justice Court Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Starch Works (approx. ¾ mile away); Liberty Pole (approx. 0.9 miles away); Polish American Freedom Fighters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glen Cove WWII Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glen Cove Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glen Cove Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); John E. Miller (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Cove.
 
R.R. Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. R.R. Station Marker
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By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Glen Cove
R.R. Station image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. R.R. Station
The marker can be found at the Glen Cove's Glen Street Railroad Station, seen in the background. This Victorian railroad station, built at the request of Long Island's "Goal Coast" millionaires including J.P. Morgan, has been featured in movies and on television.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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