Heckscher Park (Huntington, New York)
Gateway to Heckscher Park. Heckscher Museum of Art is off to the left of this picture.
|Location||Bounded by Madison St., Sabbath Day Path, Main St. & Prime Ave., Huntington, New York|
|Area||18.5 acres (7.5 ha)|
|Architectural style||Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Second Renaissance Rivival|
|MPS||Huntington Town MRA|
|NRHP Reference #||85002532|
|Added to NRHP||September 26, 1985|
Heckscher Park is a local park and national historic district in Huntington, Suffolk County, New York. Often confused with Heckscher State Park in East Islip, New York it is bounded by Madison Street, Sabbath Day Path, Main Street & Prime Avenue, in Huntington. It is roughly triangular-shaped with a large pond on northwest corner. The park contains a prominent art museum established by industrialist August Heckscher, as well as the Chapin Rainbow Theater. It hosts annual art festivals, tulip festivals, concerts, renaissance fairs and similar activities. It also hosts the Huntington Summer Arts Festival. Heckscher Park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- NYS Parks & Recreation (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Heckscher Park". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
- Suffolk County Listings at the National Register of Historic Places
- May 2007, Annual Tulip Festival brochure (Town of Huntington) (PDF)
- The Heckscher Museum of Art
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