Introduction to Old Bethpage, New York
Old Bethpage History
Thomas Powell bought 10,000 acres of land from natives in the area and named it Bethphage after the biblical town, which was located between Jerusalem and Jericho.
Old Bethpage and nearby Attractions
- American Airpower Museum
- Bartow-Pell Mansion
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
- Queens Botanical Garden
Things To Do In Old Bethpage
American Airpower Museum, Hicksville Gregory Museum and Old Bethpage Village Restoration are some of the museums located near Old Bethpage. Historic sites located nearby include the Bartow-Pell Mansion, Putnam Cottage and Eagles Nest. Belmont Lake State Park, Bethpage State Park and Cantiague Park offer various recreational opportunities.
Old Bethpage Transportation
Air transportation is available from John F Kennedy International Airport.
Old Bethpage Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include Adelphi University, the College of New Rochelle and Concordia College Bronxville.