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Travel back to 1901 at the Lindenhurst Historical Society’s 1901 Restored Long Island Railroad Depot and Freight House Museum
Lindenhurst, NY – Located at Irmisch Park, in the heart of Lindenhurst Village and close to the Village’s vibrant downtown, visitors to the Lindenhurst Historical Society’s 1901 Restored Long Island Railroad Depot and Freight House Museum can journey back in time to experience what life was like in Lindenhurst at the turn of the last century.
Credited as Long Island’s first railroad museum, the Depot and Freight House replicates the Lindenhurst stop on the Long Island Railroad, recalling its original location along East Hoffman Avenue, close by to the grade crossing at North Wellwood Avenue. The exhibit displays artifacts, photos and other memorabilia that celebrate the railroad’s contribution to Lindenhurst’s founding and subsequent development as the fourth largest Village in New York State. Unique to the museum is the expertly refurbished Long Island Railroad caboose, circa 1958, that visitors can board.
The 1901 Restored Long Island Railroad Depot and Freight House Museum, at South Broadway in Irmisch Park, welcome visitors every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. thru October 29th. Docents are onsite to guide and inform visitors. Admission is free. For more information Please call (631) 226-0209.
The Lindenhurst Historical Society has preserved the history of the Village of Lindenhurst and the greater Lindenhurst area since 1948. The Historical Society’s leadership and members celebrate the community’s rich and diverse history by meeting quarterly and by sponsoring celebrations and commemorative events throughout the year. In keeping with the Lindenhurst Historical Society mission to preserve, the Society sponsors three museums which utilize guided tours of fixed and rotating exhibits to tell the Lindenhurst story from the 1600’s to the present; depicting Lindenhurst’s evolution from its Native American origins as Neguntatogue to today’s thriving Village, the fourth largest in New York State. — The Lindenhurst Historical House Museum at 272 South Wellwood Avenue and at Irmisch Park on South Broadway – The 1901 Restored Long Island Railroad Depot and Freight House Museum and the Old Village Hall Museum (re-opening scheduled Summer 2022). For more information please visit villageoflindenhurstny.gov or call (631) 226-0209.