Following a spectator death during the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race, a privately owned 60-mile speedway to connect Queens and Riverhead was proposed by William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. and his business associates . With the assistance of Art Kleiner, here are details on the section of the Motor Parkway from Lake Ronkonkoma to
Book & Bottle Presentation on Thursday:“Chrysler’s Chrysler: History,Discovery & Restoration” 6:00PM
I hope that you will be able to join me tomorrow night in Riverhead for an updated presentation of Chrysler's Chrysler.
The final route of the Long Island Motor Parkway stretched 44 miles from Fresh Meadows, Queens to Lake Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County. However, the original plan was the eastern terminus would be in Riverhead.