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

Old Grace Church

Circa 1844

 

—Designated Landmark —

 
Old Grace Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. Old Grace Church Marker
Inscription.
( Left Plaque : )
National Society Colonial Dames
XVII Century
Long Island Chapter
Commends the preservation of
Old Grace Church Historic Complex
Burial site of first colonial settlers
Major Thomas Jones (d. 1713)
and wife Freelove Townsend (d. 1726)
May 21, 2005

( Right Plaque : )
Old Grace Church
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Founded 1844

 
Erected 2005 by National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century - Long Island Chapter.
 
Location. 40° 40.007′ N, 73° 27.553′ W. Marker is in Massapequa, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Merrick Road and Cedar Shore Drive, on the right when traveling east on Merrick Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Massapequa NY 11758, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Complex (a few steps from this marker); Massapequa Manor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Massapequa Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Neck (approx.
Left Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. Left Plaque
0.7 miles away); Samuel Jones, Esquire (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woodcastle Hotel (approx. one mile away); Thorn Estate (approx. one mile away); Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massapequa.
 
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Right Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Right Plaque
Old Grace Church Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. Old Grace Church Markers
All three markers at the Old Grace Church can be seen in this photo.
Old Grace Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
5. Old Grace Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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