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Neptune Island (Long Island Sound)

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Neptune Island (Long Island Sound)

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Location New Rochelle, New York
Long Island Sound
Total islands 1
United States
State  New York
County Westchester
City New Rochelle

Neptune Island was an island in Long Island Sound and part of the City of New Rochelle, New York. It is now connected to the mainland.[1] In the early 19th century it was called "Moses Island," with the name changed to Neptune later that century.[2] In the late 19th and early 20th centuries the US government rented a dock at Neptune and ran ferries for Fort Slocum.[3]


Geographic location

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Coordinates: 40°53′25″N 73°46′58″W / 40.8903775°N 73.7829104°W / 40.8903775; -73.7829104

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