Name that Long Island community

Since the 1940s, one Long Island community has

Since the 1940s, one Long Island community has dubbed itself the "Boating and Fishing Capital of the East,” and was a rumrunning center during Prohibition. (Credit: Steve Pfost)

Long Island is home to nearly 300 communities that have their own unique story to tell. How well do you know these stories? Take our quiz and find out.



The famed 'horse's head' scene in 'The Godfather' was filmed in which Long Island community?

Some of the scenes in the Academy Award

Photo credit: Paramount Pictures


This community hosts one of the nation’s Top 100 road races, according to Runner's World Magazine.

This popular Long Island race is one of

This community bills itself as the “Boating and Fishing Capital of the East."

Since the 1940s, one Long Island community has

Photo credit: Steve Pfost


Tony Danza tended bar in this community before his boxing and acting careers took off.

Actor and performer Tony Danza will bartend at

Photo credit: Handout


This community was once the unofficial capital of Long Island duck farming.

The duck farming industry during the 20th century

Photo credit: Handout


This community's developer paid $395,328 for the land, and named it using one of Chicago's nicknames

A view of St. Paul's School, a former

Photo credit: Newsday/Karen Wiles Stabile


This is the oldest community in Nassau County.

A hearing will be held at Hempstead Village

Photo credit: J.C. Cherubini, 2011


This community, which was nearly wiped out by a fire in 1918, was once only accessible via a ferry.

On the ferry from Islip to Ocean Beach,

Photo credit: Craig Ruttle


Poet E.B. White spent a summer in this community and later wrote a poem about it.

This post card dated in 1910, shows the

Photo credit: Handout


Visitors to this community can ride the historic wooden carousel located inside a sprawling park.

This Long Island community is home to a

Photo credit: Tara Conry

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