Introduction to Manorhaven, New York
Located in the Town of Hempstead, the hamlet of Manorhaven is in Nassau County on the North Shore of Long Island. The village of Manorhaven was incorporated in 1930. The area that is now occupied by the Town of Hempstead was settled in 1643. The town is comprised of 30 villages that have been incorporated. Manorhaven is one among these incorporated villages. The Long Island Rail Road and steamboat service from Manhattan made North Hempstead more affluent.
Manorhaven and Nearby Attractions
- Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
- Flushing Meadows - Corona Park
- Queens Zoo
- Castle Clinton National Monument
- African American Museum
- Gateway National Recreation Area
Things To Do In Manorhaven
The Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium houses the largest collection of New York freshwater reptiles, fish, and amphibians. A day trip may be planned to Queens Zoo and Central Park Zoo. Historical sites nearby include Castle Clinton National Monument and Caumsett State Historic Park. The African American Museum showcases exhibits on the culture and history of African Americans. Parks near Manorhaven are Sprain Ridge Park, Hempstead Harbor Park, Bronx Park, Pelham Bay Park, and Van Cortlandt Park.
John F. Kennedy International Airport is a major airport nearby.
Manorhaven Higher Education
Colleges close to Manorhaven include Adelphi University, Iona College, CUNY - Queens College, and Nassau Community College.