Tag: Round Swamp Road


  • Dec 04 2009

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: Rare View of a Vanderbilt Cup Race in Bethpage

    As a follow-up to our recent discussion of the public roads of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, I recently acquired a copy of this rare photo of a Vanderbilt Cup Race...which came with no captions or notes. I have seen thousands of photos of my favorite races, but never from

  • Nov 22 2009

    The Public Roads of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race Course

    J, you are correct, the 1908 course ended at the then western terminus of the Motor Parkway near the Bethpage Lodge at Round Swamp Road. The drivers made a left turn and went about 200 feet on Round Swamp Road before turning on to Manetto Hill Road (now called Old Bethpage Road).



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