Fontenac Motor Lodge

Known Name(s)

Fontenac Motor Lodge (Primary)
The Smithtown Inn (Secondary)


Jericho Tpke., Bridge Branch Rd. Smithtown, NY (Primary) (1963, 1964, 1966)
880 W Jericho Turnpike Smithtown, NY 11787 (Secondary)

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Physical Status



Now called the Smithtown Inn, this motel is located at 880 W Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, in Suffolk County, NY. It is just off Jericho Turnpike on the corner of Bridge Branch Road. The updated building is a story and a half frame structure with vinyl siding resembling clapboard. The lower portion of the exterior walls is clad in stone veneer. The windows are replacements that are designed to mimic small-paned sash windows. The building has a gable roof with gable dormers and asphalt shingles.

Detailed History

The establishment was first listed in the Green Book in 1963 and had a help wanted ad for housekeepers in local papers in 1966. The building was put for sale in the 1970s. Today the business is the Smithtown Inn.


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