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

"The LIGHTS Club"

 
 
"The LIGHTS Club" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 24, 2019
1. "The LIGHTS Club" Marker
Inscription.  
Actors' & Vaudevillians
club, 1916-1939. Members included
Al Jolson, Will Rogers,
Victor Moore, Florenz Ziegfeld,
and John Philip Sousa.

 
Location. 40° 38.005′ N, 73° 35.417′ W. Marker is in Freeport, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Branch Avenue and St. Marks Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Branch Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Freeport NY 11520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Al Grover's Spirit of Freeport (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freeport's Nautical Mile (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woodcleft Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Two Shipwrecks and the Life Saving Service (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freeport Legends (approx. half a mile away); Boat Builders of Freeport (approx. half a mile away); Guy Lombardo's House (approx. half a mile away); Woodcleft Inn (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Freeport.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
"The LIGHTS Club" Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 24, 2019
2. "The LIGHTS Club" Marker - wide view
<i>LIGHTS Club House</i> image. Click for full size.
John F. DeLorme (courtesy of the Freeport Memorial Public Library), 1916
3. LIGHTS Club House
"1916. This expensive club house was located at the foot of Branch Avenue and burned about 1938. Its membership was limited to members of the theatrical profession and got its name from the first letters of the Long Island Good Hearted Thespians Society."
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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