‘Half Way To Nirvana’ Roosevelt family estate gets landmark status in Westbury

The Town of Hempstead is giving landmark status

The Town of Hempstead is giving landmark status to a plot of land in Westbury that was once the country estate of the family of Eleanor Roosevelt. (April 30, 2014 12:59 PM)

The Town of Hempstead is giving landmark status to a plot of land in Westbury that was once the country estate of the family of Eleanor Roosevelt.

The estate had been torn down and its exact location was lost until 2011, when three East Meadow fifth-graders decided to embark on a research project.

After several months of pouring over historical documents and consulting experts, the students...

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