Photos: A Ride through Babylon Town's History

Take a look back at highlights of recent town-sponsored trolley history tours through Babylon Town villages and hamlets.

The 's trolley years, although long gone, have left their mark around Lindenhurst, West Babylon and Babylon Village, in street names, unusual home deeds and modern-day public transportation routes.

To commemorate that history the Babylon Town History Museum recently led a series of "" following the old Babylon Railroad Company line.

Tickets for the hour-long narrated drives were sold out for the , as residents eager to reminiscence about long-forgotten landarks or maybe learn about them for the first time, gathered at the 's Babylon Village .

During the tour Mary Cascone, town archivist and Lindenhurst alum, and Georgia Cava, assistant historian, shared their encyclopedic knowledge of the history of the town with riders.

Take a look through the as Patch showcases a photographic tour of the trolley line ride, which linked Babylon Village docks with the Babylon Village train station before heading to Lindenhurst and Amityville stations, traveling along West Gates Avenue, Hoffman Avenue, Trolley Line Road and Oak Street.


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