Book Signings

We will be discussing and signing copies of our book Long Island Oddities at the following dates and locations:

10/23/13 7PM Carle Place, Barnes and Noble

10/24/13 7PM Bay Shore, Barnes and Noble

10/30/13 7PM Lake Grove, Barnes and Noble


Demolished-clear.gifTorn down in 2007




Was last known as the Community Hospital of Smithtown, CHOWS. Closed in 1999.

It never ceases to amaze me what gets left behind in closing hospitals. Inside was found an X-Ray machine and medical records.


Comments (7)

    Amazing!...i would just like to piont out my contribution to Smithtown General; picture 25 of 42 is thanx to me and a few HotPockets. we attended Hauppauge High and would venture to the abandoned hospital after school daily and take our late buses home after... we needed to make it more chill so we carried a few pieces of furniture from throughout the hospital up to that third floor location to make a nice living room set up. there was a large solid oak colored table that weighed like 200lbs. it became our ideal after school chill spot. i just think its amazing that this picture showed up on l.i.oddities years later. .. ill look through some friends pics we may have others to add to this if possible,,, Anyway thank you for keeeping track of a small piece of us HotPockets HS dayze and a significant part of LongIsland history
    How do you get into these places. I'm very into photography and have a bit of an obsession with abandoned buildings. Do you know of any places that might be open to the public?
    omg, I was born here. These photos make me feel both sad and incredibly OLD. Thanks for posting these.
    Am in trouble you added so much to the site am gonna lose sleep for days looking at all the new stuff great joB@! :-) :D
    :-| I was born in this hospital in 1964. My daughter was born in this same hospital when it was chows in 1991. So sad the history of the building is gone.
    i worked there as an RN many years ago in the ER it is so erie to see it so much in decline
    Thanks for putting a Great Informational website together about the history of Long Island. Very important archives that you have started and I'm sure alot of people would agree, GREAT JOB.
    Bill--- In Texas...

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