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East Islip in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brookwood Hall

 
 
Brookwood Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 16, 2017
1. Brookwood Hall Marker
Inscription.
Site of Stellenwerf's Lake
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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Log House (approx. mile away); Gibb Patent (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early Schools (approx. 0.8 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Old Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dr. George S. King Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bay Shore 1695 (approx. 2.6 miles 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
Brookwood Hall Marker - Wide View, Looking East on Montauk Highway image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 16, 2017
2. Brookwood Hall Marker - Wide View, Looking East on Montauk Highway
home to Islip town offices, the Islip Art Museum and the Islip Arts Council. But an oak-paneled room with a fireplace and lake views now contains an exhibition about the long and varied history of the house and the land it stands on. In years past, when the building was a private home and then an orphanage, this small room was used for dining...." (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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Brookwood Hall Marker - Wide View, Looking Northeast Across Montauk Highway image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 16, 2017
3. Brookwood Hall Marker - Wide View, Looking Northeast Across Montauk Highway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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