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Babylon, New York, USA - Old Mill, Babylon, L.I., (Over 200 Years Old). Postmarked 1906

Babylon, Suffolk, New York

Established in 1872 after separation from Huntington (founded 1653), it includes the villages of Babylon (incorporated 1893), Amityville (1894), and Lindenhurst (1923) and the unincorporated communities of Deer Park, Copiague, and Wyandanch.

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Old Mill, Babylon, L.I., (Over 200 Years Old). Postmarked 1906
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Old Mill, Babylon, L.I., (Over 200 Years Old). Postmarked 1906
Scene at Bablyon, L.I., 1906
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Scene at Bablyon, L.I., 1906
View in Argyle Park
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View in Argyle Park
View of the Crescent, Babylon, L.I.
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View of the Crescent, Babylon, L.I.
Bathing Beach, Venetian Shores
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Grace Methodist Episcopal Church
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Episcopal Church, Babylon, Long Island
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Episcopal Church, Babylon, Long Island
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The Watson House
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The Watson House
Largest Clam Bar on Long Island
Barnacle Bill's on Merrick Road, Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York
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Largest Clam Bar on Long Island
Barnacle Bill's on Merrick Road, Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York
High School, 1938
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High School, 1938

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1895 - Babylon
Babylon, a post-village and township of Suffolk co, N.Y., situated on the Great South Bay (south shore of long Island), and on the Long Island Railroad at the junction of the Central Branch, 36 miles E. by S. from Brooklyn. It has 7 churches, a weekly newspaper, and numerous other business concerns. Pop. of township in 1890, 6035.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1916
Babylon, a banking post-village, seaside-resort, and township (town) of Suffolk co., N.Y., situated on the Great South Bay (S. shore of Long Island) and on the Long Island R., 36 miles E. by S. of Brooklyn. It has fishing- and oyster-industries. Pop. in 1900, 2167 ; of the town, 7112.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
1963 - 3 DIE, 4 INJURED IN PLANE CRACKUP.
Lindenhurst, N.Y. (AP) - A twin-engine plane crashed in flames on take-off Saturday, plummeting into the front yard of a home where a child's birthday party was being held. All three men aboard the plane were killed.

Four persons on the ground were injured, one critically.

They were standing outside the STANLEY KATA residence when the plane clipped a corner of the frame house and plunged into the yard. Flaming gasoline set fire to the KATA house and three automobiles.

Inside the house DEBORAH KATA was celebrating her ninth birthday at a family party. She and three other children, her mother and grandmother escaped injury. The fire in the house was quickly extinguished.

The dead, all officers in the Civil Air Patrol, were identified as Lt. Col. JACQUES SEGAL of Bronxville, N.Y.; Lt. Col. CLIFFORD M. JOHNSON of Malverne, N.Y. and Capt. WILLIAM GIBSON of Massapequa Park, N.Y.
All three were married. SEGAL and GIBSON were fathers.

The plane was based at Westchester County... Read MORE...

2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Babylon:
Argyle Park: Start your visit with a trip to Argyle Park, a beautiful green space with a playground, picnic areas, and walking paths. It's a great spot for a family outing or a leisurely stroll.

Babylon Village: Explore the charming Babylon Village with its quaint shops, restaurants, and historic architecture. It's a lovely place to walk around and soak in the local atmosphere.

Babylon Dock: Take a leisurely stroll along Babylon Dock and enjoy the scenic views of the Great South Bay. You can also watch boats coming and going or try some fishing if you're into it.

Captree State Park: Just a short drive away, Captree State Park offers excellent opportunities for fishing, picnicking, and bird-watching. You can also take a boat tour from here to see Fire Island and the surrounding waters.

Gilgo Beach: If you're in the mood for some sun and sand, head to Gilgo Beach. It's a beautiful, clean beach perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Surfing enthusiasts will also find some great ... Read MORE...

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