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East Meadow is named for its location, according (Credit: Nicole Bartoline)

East Meadow is named for its location, according to the hamlet's Chamber of Commerce website. In 1655, Thomas Langdon reported at the Hempstead Town meeting that he surveyed the "East Meadow" and found it suitable for the grazing and watering of cattle. (March 12, 2012)

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East Meadow is named for its location, according to the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce website. In 1655, Thomas Langdon reported at the Hempstead Town meeting that he surveyed the "East Meadow" and found it suitable for the grazing and watering of cattle.
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Parkway Elementary School is located at 465 Bellmore
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Parkway Elementary School is located at 465 Bellmore Rd. in East Meadow. (March, 12, 2012)

Meadowbrook Elementary School is located at 241 Old
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Meadowbrook Elementary School is located at 241 Old Westbury Rd. in East Meadow. (March, 12, 2012)

East Meadow High School is located at 101
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East Meadow High School is located at 101 Carman Ave. (March, 12, 2012)

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The Nassau University Medical Center is at 2201
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The Nassau University Medical Center is at 2201 Hempstead Tpke. in East Meadow. At 19 stories, NUMC is the tallest building in Nassau County. (March, 12, 2012)

Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.
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Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.

Barnum Woods Elementary School is at 500 May
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Barnum Woods Elementary School is at 500 May Lane in East Meadow. (March, 12, 2012)

McVey Elementary School, named for educator George McVey,
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McVey Elementary School, named for educator George McVey, is located at 2201 Devon St. in East Meadow. (March, 12, 2012)

The East Meadow Public LIbrary is located at
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The East Meadow Public LIbrary is located at 1886 Front St. and is home to almost 350,000 titles. (March, 12, 2012)

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The Veterans Memorial in Eisenhower Park, seen on
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The Veterans Memorial in Eisenhower Park, seen on March 12, 2012, is dedicated to Americans who have served the country in war.

East Meadow is named for its location, according
(Credit: Nicole Bartoline)

East Meadow is named for its location, according to the hamlet's Chamber of Commerce website. In 1655, Thomas Langdon reported at the Hempstead Town meeting that he surveyed the "East Meadow" and found it suitable for the grazing and watering of cattle. (March 12, 2012)

A piece of steel recovered from the wreckage
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A piece of steel recovered from the wreckage of the World Trade Center is on display in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on March 12, 2012)

Located in Eisenhower Park is a memorial dedicated
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Located in Eisenhower Park is a memorial dedicated to the Nassau County victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (March, 12, 2012)

Veterans Memorial Park is located at 1700 Prospect
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Veterans Memorial Park is located at 1700 Prospect Ave. in East Meadow. The park has many amenities including tennis courts, basketball courts and an outdoor Olympic-sized swimming pool. (March, 12, 2012)

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The East Meadow Fire District responds to calls
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The East Meadow Fire District responds to calls from East Meadow, as well as parts of Levittown and Westbury. The company has 240 members that respond from five fire stations, according to its website. Pictured is Engine Company No. 1, located at 197 East Meadow Ave. (March, 12, 2012)

The East Meadow U.S. Post Office is located
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The East Meadow U.S. Post Office is located at 446 East Meadow Ave. (March, 12, 2012)

Located inside of the Veterans Memorial Park in
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Located inside of the Veterans Memorial Park in East Meadow is the Town Square, featuring this gazebo and sitting area. (March, 12, 2012)

Woodland Middle School is located at 690 Wenwood
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Woodland Middle School is located at 690 Wenwood Dr. in East Meadow. (March, 12, 2012)

East Meadow's United Methodist Church has been serving
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East Meadow's United Methodist Church has been serving the community since 1859. (March, 12, 2012)

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