Massapequa in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Frank Buck's Zoo
20 acre jungle camp 1934 to
ca. 44. WWII small arms defense
factory ca. 45. Grimaldi's kiddie
park petting zoo 1951 to 65
Erected 2014 by Historical Society of the Massapequas.
Location. 40° 40.702′ N, 73° 26.21′ W. Marker is in Massapequa, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Sunrise Highway east of Unqua Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Sunrise Highway, Massapequa NY 11758, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodcastle Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Thorn Estate (approx. ¾ mile away); South Side R.R. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Amityville Trolley Routes (approx. 0.9 miles away); Flying Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Suffolk County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Naomi W. Griffiths (approx. 1.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Massapequa's History: Answering Your Questions (Massapequa Patch, George Kirchmann, 2/15/12). The Monkey Zoo: This was actually Frank Buck's Animal Kingdom, opened in 1934 by (Submitted on August 2, 2017.)
Categories. • Animals • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.