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Then & Now: The Woodbury Turn of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race

The closest the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses of Long Island Island ever came to Suffolk County was the Woodbury Turn at the intersection of Woodbury Road and Jericho Turnpike.

The closest the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses of Long Island Island ever came to Suffolk County was the Woodbury Turn at the intersection of Woodbury Road and Jericho Turnpike. Last week, I asked Oyster Bay Town Historian John Hammond to identify the above building and confirm its location from the 1908 race.

The documentation and photos of the 1908 race at the Woodbury Turn can be found at VanderbiltCupRaces.com.

Enjoy,

Howard Kroplick

Town Historian

Town of North Hempstead

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Papa Tom August 22, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Howard: 'Better change "Waterbury" to "Woodbury." We don't want our neighbors in Connecticut claiming to have hosted the race!
Howard Kroplick August 22, 2012 at 10:14 PM
Hi Tom, Good catch! Thanks. Howard

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