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Bethpage
Bellmore-Wantagh-Merrick: A South Shore Historical Bonanza / J. Horan. Long Island Heritage, [no vol.]; p.6-7; Jan. 1982.
This article is the primary history of the three towns focused on in this article. The article goes over the historical importance each town has had on Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Bethpage -- Bethpage State Park
The Story of Bethpage State Park / C. Blakelock. Long Island Forum, Vol. 5, No. 6; p.109-113; Jun. 1942.
A very detailed article about Bethpage State Park. The article starts with the founding of the town in 1695, and focuses on the key people who created the park directly between Bethpage and Farmingdale. The park wasn't actually conceived until the 1930s. It was originally created as a golf-course before becoming a public park with polo matches, picnic areas, and an 18-hole golf course.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Bethpage -- Industrialization
Industrial Zone for Island / M. Dobson. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 2; p.25-26, 30; Feb. 1941.
A detailed article about the industrial boom of Long Island, focusing on several towns that have seen expansion recently. The towns mentioned are noted as having had an impact on the industrial changes on Long Island. It also discusses the National Defense Program's influences, as well as the Department of Education, and the Long Island Rail Road's influence.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Bethpage -- National Parks and Reserves
Know Your State Parks / C. Blakelock. Long Island Forum, Vol. 4, No. 1; p.13-14; Jan. 1941.
A brief article about the state parks through-out Long Island. Primarily a paragraphical listing with brief notations of what makes each park special or worth seeing.
Illustrations or Maps: Yes


Bethpage -- Quakers and Abolitionism
Friends in the Spirit: African Americans and the Challenge to Quaker Liberalism, 1776-1915 / L. Day. Journal of Long Island History, Vol. 10, No. 1; p.1-16; Fall 1997.
The history of Quakers on Long Island. The primary focus of the article is on Quaker involvement in abolishing slavery on Long Island, as well as the work in helping slaves escape. The article also describes how Quakers have influenced various towns on Long Island.
Illustrations or Maps: No



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