RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Nesconset

Nesconset
Beginnings: Nesconset was one of the last sections of Smithtown to be developed because it was heavily wooded. Even by the turn of this century, only three roads - Lake Avenue, Gibbs Pond Road and Browns Road - crossed the area named for the sachem of the Nissequogue Indians. So when Louis and Clementine Vion, French immigrants who had come to New York City in the 1890s, moved to Nesconset in 1900 , they had to fell trees to create Midwood Avenue in order to reach their property.
Photo: Gibbs Pond (Newsday / Don Jacobsen)
Beginnings: Nesconset was one of the last sections of Smithtown to be developed because it was heavily wooded. Even by the turn of this century, only three roads - Lake Avenue, Gibbs Pond Road and Browns Road - crossed the area named for the sachem of the Nissequogue Indians. So when Louis and Clementine Vion, French immigrants who had come to New York City in the 1890s, moved to Nesconset in 1900 , they had to fell trees to create Midwood Avenue in order to reach their property.
Photo: Gibbs Pond (Newsday / Don Jacobsen)
« Show less

Top Nesconset Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  •  

     
     
     
  •  

     
     
     

     

     
     
     

    First Responder 9/11 Memorial Park On Long Island

    First Responder 9/11 Memorial Park On Long Island
    Hundreds turned out for a walk-a-thon to remember the first responders who died after September 11th, and to raise money to build a memorial park in their honor. There was a special groundbreaking ceremony for the park which will be built at the corner...

    First Responders Memorial To Be Dedicated On Long Island

    First Responders Memorial To Be Dedicated On Long Island
    First Responders who've died since 9/11 are finally getting their own memorial, honoring their sacrifice at Ground Zero all those years ago. It's the first and only one of its kind, and will be located in Nesconset, L.I. The other memorials commemorate...