Introduction to Medford, New York
In 1843, the Long Island Railroad established Medford Station in the Central Long Island Pine Barrens. The station connected Port Jefferson to Patchogue. The land around the station was auctioned by the Long Island Railroad in 1850, and was purchased by the O.L. Schwenke Land & Investment Company. The station was visited by Theodore Roosevelt in 1910.
Medford and nearby Attractions
- Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum
- Robert Moses State Park
- Jewish Sports Hall of Fame
- Fire Island National Seashore
- Bartlett Arboretum
- Atlantis Marine World Aquarium
Things To Do In Medford
Heckscher State Park, Fire Island National Seashore, Wildwood State Park, Captree State Park and Robert Moses State Park are some of the nearby parks and recreational areas. Local museums include the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society Museum, the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, the Northport Historical Museum and the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. The Wildlife and Ecology Center, the Bartlett Arboretum and the Atlantis Marine World Aquarium are all accessible from Medford as well.
John F. Kennedy International is the nearest major airport.
Medford Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include Sacred Heart University, Dowling College and the University of New Haven.