Roslyn is a village teeming with history and culture on the North Shore of Nassau County. on the eastern edge of the town of North Hempstead in the hills of Long Island's Gold Coast. Located on Hempstead Habor, amongst the hills of Long Island's Gold Coast, Roslyn is home a variety of unique neighborhoods, each within a short distance of the busting downtown and historic district. For those looking to get away for the weekend or a fast commute, the Roslyn Long Island Railroad station is centrally located.
Roslyn boasts a commitment to educational excellence. The Roslyn Union Free School District is comprised of five public schools, the most notable of which is Roslyn High School, which was listed as one of the top ten public schools in America by the Wall Street Journal in 1999.
There is no shortage of cultural destinations in Roslyn. The Bryant Library hosts lecutres, book signings and art ehibits throughout the year. Located in the center of the village is Gerry Park whch hosts outdoor concerts in the sumer.
Roslyn Harbor is home to the Cedarmere-Clayton Estates, historic estate grounds now transformed into the Nassau County Museum of Art and an historic house museum. The art museum offers, in addition to its extensive collection, art classes for all level of aspriring artisits.
History buffs will want to take a drive along Old Northern Boulevard, from which the Roslyn Village Historic District, a collection of historic commercial and residential properties, can be viewed.
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