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Long Island Cultural Institutions

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery
Founded in 1883 to stock ponds and lakes throughout the state and region with three kinds of trout: rainbow, brown and brook.
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Cold Spring Harbor Labs
Built in 1889, this lab was originally known as the "Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences Biological Laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor." For a great picture of the campus from above click on History of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Page
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Heckscher Museum of Art
Built in 1920 in Huntington, NY to house the collections of industrialist August Heckscher.
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Meadowbrook Polo Club
This private club has been in existence since 1877. Some polo matches are open to the public - check the schedule.
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South Side Sportsmen's Club
Now known as the "Connetquot River State Park Preserve" located in Oakdale, NY. The main building in the Park was an Inn, and then a clubhouse for an exclusive hunting club.
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St. Mark's Church
St. Mark's Church in Islip, NY was designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt. It was built between 1879 - 1880 and is fashioned in the style of a Norwegian stave church.
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Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club
This Centre Island, NY institution (Private, not open to the public.)was founded in 1871. Robert W. Gibson, who was a member at the time, designed the Clubhouse between 1891 - 1892.
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