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Dog day at Old Westbury Gardens. (Aug. 7, (Credit: Handout)

Dog day at Old Westbury Gardens. (Aug. 7, 2009)

Places of Nassau

Suffolk County, with a population of around 1.3 million, encompasses about 285 square miles, most of Long Island.

Dog day at Old Westbury Gardens. (Aug. 7,
(Credit: Handout)

Dog day at Old Westbury Gardens. (Aug. 7, 2009)

A Russian embassy makes its home in Glen
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

A Russian embassy makes its home in Glen Cove.

The Orchard House at Sagamore Hill was constructed
(Credit: Handout)

The Orchard House at Sagamore Hill was constructed in 1938 and was once home to Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

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The Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center
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The Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center is located on Museum Row in East Garden City. (Aug. 9, 2011)

Theodore Roosevelt, as portrayed by Sea Cliff's James
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Theodore Roosevelt, as portrayed by Sea Cliff's James Foote, talks with Sagamore Hill visitor Sal Calamia, of Whitestone, Queens. (Dec. 3, 2011)

An aerial view of the Nassau County Aquatic
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

An aerial view of the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow's Eisenhower Park. (May 11, 2011)

Garden City is home to Museum Row, which
(Credit: T.C. McCarthy)

Garden City is home to Museum Row, which includes the Nassau County Firefighters Museum, The Cradle of Aviation, Nunley's Carousel and the Long Island Children's Museum. (Aug. 9, 2011)

The Nassau County Aquatic Center was built in
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

The Nassau County Aquatic Center was built in 1998 for the International Goodwill Games. (May 20, 2011)

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An aerial view of the Nassau Coliseum/Mitchel Field
(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

An aerial view of the Nassau Coliseum/Mitchel Field Complex in Uniondale. In the foreground is Hofstra University and Hempstead Turnpike. (May 11, 2011)

The crowd at The Belmont Park in Elmont
(Credit: Newsday/Ana P. Gutierrez)

The crowd at The Belmont Park in Elmont is seen during the Belmont Stakes. (June 07, 2008).

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