Two Shipwrecks and the Life Saving Service

Two Shipwrecks and the Life Saving Service (HM2CZR)

Location: Freeport, NY 11520 Nassau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 38.077', W 73° 34.922'

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In 1836 two Sailing ships
The Bristol & The Mexico
were wrecked near Long Beach
215 died in these two wrecks
139 bodies are buried in a
mass grave in Lynbrook, N.Y.
called The Mariners Burial Ground
Many Freeport men & volunteers
from nearby coastal towns,were
responsible for saving lives from
L.l. shipwrecks. These two wrecks
resulted in the U.S.Goverment
creating the Life Saving Service
& established 28 life saving stations on L.I.
Free porters are still saving lives
in our Fire dept. & Ambulance srv.
Thank you Freeport
Volunteers
Please see Life boat at back of Display!
And Read About A Freeport Hero!
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HM NumberHM2CZR
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Date Added Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 619911 N 4499163
Decimal Degrees40.63461667, -73.58203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 38.077', W 73° 34.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 38' 4.6199999999999" N, 73° 34' 55.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)516, 917, 631
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 195 Woodcleft Ave, Freeport NY 11520, US
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