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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Westbury, New York

 
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Location of Westbury, New York
    Nassau County (240)
    Bronx County (57)
    Queens County (78)
    Suffolk County (406)
    Westchester County (198)
    Fairfield County, Connecticut (372)
 
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1New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church — Est. 1887
The first African Methodist Church to be organized in the Village Of Westbury. Started by a group of former congregants of the New Light Baptist Church Map (db m133530) HM
2New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Charles A. Lindbergh
On May 20, 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh embarked on a daring trans-Atlantic flight from this spot. He arrived in France 33 hours and 30 minutes later, after flying 3,610 miles nonstop. This revolutionary flight between New York and Paris popularized . . . Map (db m53632) HM
3New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Hicks Nursery — Established as Isaac Hicks & Son 1853
Quaker farmer Isaac Hicks became a prominent horticulturist who founded one of the area's leading commercial nurseries by providing fine trees to Long Island's Gold Coast Estates.Map (db m139415) HM
4New York (Nassau County), Westbury — House of Ambrose Clark — 360 Post Avenue - 1903
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 . . . Map (db m135406) HM
5New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Long Island Motor Parkway
On this site was the first parkway built exclusively for automobiles (1908-1938). This section of the parkway was also used for the historic Vanderbilt Cup races held here from 1908 to 1910.Map (db m106763) HM
6New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Robert Bacon Memorial Children's Library
Children's Library Robert Bacon Memorial 1924 One of the first libraries in the world specifically dedicated as a children's library. The building and art were privately endowed by Martha Bacon in memory of her husband Colonel Robert . . . Map (db m133532) HM
7New York (Nassau County), Westbury — St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church
Founded 1850 First church dedicated 1856 Second church dedicated 1896 Present church dedicated 1916 Map (db m125770) HM
8New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Westbury African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church — 1834
Founded in 1834 by freed men and women as the New Light Baptist Church, this is the second religious institution in Westbury. It was renamed Westbury A.M.E. Zion Church in 1892 The first edifice at this location was built in 1867 Rebuilt . . . Map (db m133860) HM
9New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Westbury Friends Meeting House
Westbury Friends Meeting was established by 1671. Meeting houses were built on this site in 1702, 1801 and 1902.Map (db m125931) HM
10New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Westbury Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends — Quaker Meetinghouses, School and Cemetery, Est. 1671
In the 1700s, Quakers in the Westbury Monthly Meeting manumitted enslaved African Americans, educated together White and African American children and established a cemetery for people of all races and creeds. Current meetinghouses . . . Map (db m126015) HM
11New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Westbury World War I Memorial
In Honor of the Three Hundred and Ten Men of Westbury who served in the World War 1917 - 1919 and to perpetuate the memory of the following men who gave their lives to their country John Peter Adnet Hector Glenn . . . Map (db m99527) WM
12New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Westbury World War II Memorial
In memory of the men of Westbury Community who gave their lives for their country in the Second World War 1941 - 1945 Edward S. Apcenski • George Baisley • Frank M. Brown • Thomas M. Brown • Michael J. Buffalino • Thomas Hitchcock . . . Map (db m99574) WM
 
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