Glen Island- New Rochelle’s Historic Summer Past Time

Print

Glen Island Castle, New Rochelle – June Marie Sobrito

Glen Island, New Rochelle, is a lovely county park accessing the Long Island Sound, and one which has a fascinating history.

With summer unofficially begun, there is an interesting piece about Glen Island, New Rochelle’s glory days in The Daily Beast, when ” Glen Island had grown to occupy seven small islands connected by pedestrian bridges.” It was a 19th Century theme park.

Aplaque that can still be found in the area describes the layout of the amusement park, and many beautiful ruins remain, including those of a German beer garden.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.