New PDF release: Copiague (Images of America)

By Mary Cascone,Steven Bellone

ISBN-10: 0738573310

ISBN-13: 9780738573311

ISBN-10: 1531648150

ISBN-13: 9781531648152

alongside the shorelines of lengthy Island's nice South Bay, the Copiague sector was once a haven for local americans and, later, colonial settlers. formerly referred to as Huntington South, East Amityville, nice Neck, and Powell's, the hamlet followed the identify Copiague within the Nineties. Pres. George Washington's celebrated 1790 sojourn is among the excessive issues in Copiague heritage, as are the visits of famed instant inventor Guglielmo Marconi within the early 1900s, while he got here to check his namesake Marconiville group. within the Nineteen Twenties, rural Copiague grew to incorporate the seashore groups of yankee Venice, Amity Harbor, and Hawkins Estates and set the level for the huge suburban enlargement of the Fifties. starting within the early twentieth century, Copiague additionally grew to become the followed domestic to immigrants from everywhere in the global. Copiague has a wealthy culture of group carrier institutions--its fireplace division, public colleges, veterans' corporations, and church buildings, together with Bethel A.M.E. Church, celebrated because the oldest black church on lengthy Island.

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