East Islip in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
House Hotel 1856-1894.
Mansion built by H.K. Knapp
in 1903. Knapp and Thorne
Estates until 1941. Orphan
Asylum of Brooklyn 1942-1995.
Erected by East Islip Historical Society.
Location. 40° 43.838′ N, 73° 12.069′ W. Marker is in East Islip, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Montauk Highway) and Adelhaide Lane, on the right when traveling west on Main Street (Montauk Highway). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Islip NY 11730, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Log House (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mark's (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gibb Patent (approx. 0.4 miles away); Third Town Hall (approx. half a mile away); Islip Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Historic South Bay Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Union Avenue (approx. 0.7 miles away); Early Schools: Monell (approx. ¾ mile away).
Also see . . .
1. Grand House, Home to Many, Reveals Itself (New York Times, October 23, 2010). "Most of Brookwood Hall, a grand Georgian Revival house built in 1903, is now (Submitted on September 17, 2017.)
2. Brookwood Hall (East Islip Historical Society). (Submitted on September 17, 2017.)
3. Brookwood Hall, East Islip NY (Historic Houses). (Submitted on September 17, 2017.)
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