By: Steven Berry | November 16, 2018

About Hempstead in Brief – History and Things to Do


Incorporated on May 6, 1853, Hempstead is town in Nassau County was named after the English town of Hemel Hempstead. If you wish spend some quality time with nature nearby Nassau- Suffolk Metropolitan area then Hempstead is the best choice for you. There is the Brierley Park, Campbell Park, and the Kennedy Memorial Park where you can enjoy relaxing and learning about the history of Hempstead.


At Jones Beach State Park you can swim in the ocean, stroll the boardwalk, fish, visit an historic exhibit, get a bite to eat at one of the many concession stands, play miniature golf, shuffleboard and basketball, attend concerts at North well Health Theater, learn about the marine environment at the...