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

Historic South Bay Avenue

 
 
Historic South Bay Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 23, 2017
1. Historic South Bay Avenue Marker
Inscription. Composed of substantial houses of interesting architectural variety, including two different spanish styles of the 1920s, Some in Queen Anne Victorian vernacular, some in Colonial revival and one in English half-timber Style. Two early houses were moved from Main Street. The area is especially notable for an old Victorian wood and pipe fence fronting #28 and the iron fence with stone post at #39.
 
Erected 1977 by Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities.
 
Location. 40° 43.57′ N, 73° 12.626′ W. Marker is in Islip, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of South Bay Drive and Wave Crest Drive, on the left when traveling south on South Bay Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Islip NY 11751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Union Avenue (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Islip Crowd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Schools: Monell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Captain James Berry (approx. ¼ mile away); Islip Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Gibb Patent
Historic South Bay Avenue Marker - Wide View, Looking North up South Bay Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 23, 2017
2. Historic South Bay Avenue Marker - Wide View, Looking North up South Bay Avenue
(approx. ¼ mile away); Third Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Schools (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Islip.
 
Regarding Historic South Bay Avenue. The two fences noted on the marker are seemingly no longer extant.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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