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By John Logerfo

positioned on New York’s big apple in Nassau County, the quaint,
tight-knit city of Bethpage was once demonstrated as a payment for the Thomas Powell relatives in 1687. within the early years, it consisted of some small villages of farmers. In 1884, the new york Rail highway prolonged via Bethpage, which used to be renamed valuable Park. Many companies unfolded round the station, bringing the city to the eye of land purchasers, which had a massive effect at the progress of the neighborhood. It was once the following that the ground-breaking rite for William Vanderbilt’s Motor throughway opened in 1906 for the Vanderbilt Cup Races. This notoriety introduced humans to town, in addition to companies, eating places, and inns, so much significantly the world-renowned Beau Sejour, which catered to aristocrats, socialites, and film stars. The identify critical Park used to be ultimately replaced again to Bethpage in 1936. big apple kingdom Parks commissioner Robert Moses quickly opened the Bethpage kingdom Park, with its 5 golfing classes. Bethpage won attractiveness for being the longtime domestic of the Grumman plane Engineering company, manufacturers of military fighter airplane and the Apollo lunar module, which landed males at the moon. Bethpage keeps its experience of delight in its wealthy and old heritage.

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