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

House of Ambrose Clark

360 Post Avenue - 1903

 
 
House of Ambrose Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 2, 2016
1. House of Ambrose Clark Marker
Inscription.  Built by Ambrose Clark, an heir to the Singer sewing machine fortune and prominent race horse breeder and owner.

Formerly the Westbury War Memorial Community Center, 1946 and the Westbury Memorial Public Library, 1947

Currently the Westbury Community Center & War Memorial
 
Erected by Village of Westbury, Historical Society of the Westburys.
 
Location. 40° 45.704′ N, 73° 35.231′ W. Marker is in Westbury, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on Post Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 360 Post Avenue, Westbury NY 11590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Westbury World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Westbury World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Bacon Memorial Children's Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (approx. 0.3 miles away); Westbury Friends Meeting House

House of Ambrose Clark and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 2, 2016
2. House of Ambrose Clark and Marker
The house is visible in the background, as are two war memorials on the right.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (approx. half a mile away); Hicks Nursery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westbury.
 
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House of Ambrose Clark and war memorials image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 2, 2016
3. House of Ambrose Clark and war memorials
<i>Horse breeder Ambrose Clark, full-length portrait, standing in barn, facing front</i> image. Click for full size.
Toni Frissell [Vogue, October 1953] (photo courtesy of the Library of Congress), 1953
4. Horse breeder Ambrose Clark, full-length portrait, standing in barn, facing front
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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