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The town of Oyster Bay comprises about 1/4 of the area of Nassau County and includes a slew of villages and hamlets. This article covers the hamlet of Oyster Bay, which is on the North Shore.
Oyster Bay is the last stop on the Oyster Bay Line of the Long Island Rail Road.
Take Exit 35N from the Northern State Parkway or Exit 40E from the Long Island Expressway (I-495) and then take State Route 106 North.
Oyster Bay is quite an old town, having been established in the 17th century, and it is absolutely chock-full of great old buildings, only a few of which are pictured in this article.
- Sagamore Hill, 12 Sagamore Hill Road. The Visitor Center and Bookstore are currently open Wednesday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm. Tours of the Theodore Roosevelt Home are offered Wednesday through Sunday, between 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. It is the summer-home of President Theodore Roosevelt. Includes tours, a museum, and a visitor center. It is run by the National Park Service. From the website: Access to the Theodore Roosevelt Home is only by guided tour. Same-day tickets can be purchased on a first come, first served basis from the Visitor Center. Advanced reservations to tour Theodore Roosevelt's home can be booked through Recreation.gov or call (877) 444-6777. $10.00.
There are also parks, including Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park. Theodore Roosevelt spent several summers as President in Oyster Bay (now the nearby hamlet of Cove Neck) and died and was buried there. However, if there are signs at parks saying "Residents only," you may be out of luck in that respect.
|Routes through Oyster Bay|
|Mineola ← Glen Cove ←||W E||→ END|
|Merges with Main Line ← Hicksville ←||W E||→ Huntington → Port Jefferson|