Lake Ronkonkoma

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Lake Ronkonkoma has quite a few legends attached to it, one of the most popular being the Lady of the Lake, a Native American woman who drowned herself here during the colonial times. Some say the ghost comes every year and takes an attractive man between ages 18 and 38, which accounts for some of the many drownings that have occurred here. A nearby mural is dedicated to the ghost, painted on the side of a strip mall on Rosevale Avenue. Another legend about the lake is that it has no bottom, only a whirlpool or an abyss some claim is a gate to Hell. Still another lake legend is that pirates once used the area to bury their treasure; some witnesses claim that a skeleton was found on the beach long ago, bound in chains.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Lake Ronkonkoma
Long Island, NY
United States

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GPS:
40.8279716806634, -73.12254810341983
County:
Suffolk County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY (0.7 mi.)
Ronkonkoma, NY (1.0 mi.)
Lake Grove, NY (1.8 mi.)
Nesconset, NY (2.3 mi.)
Centereach, NY (2.4 mi.)
Holbrook, NY (2.5 mi.)
Islandia, NY (2.9 mi.)
Village of the Branch, NY (3.9 mi.)
Saint James, NY (4.0 mi.)
Bohemia, NY (4.1 mi.)

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