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Setauket in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Setauket Village Green

 
 
Setauket Village Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Setauket Village Green Marker
Inscription.
Site of the first settlement in the Town of Brookhaven April 14, 1655. Battle of Setauket took place here August 22, 1777. Jointly owned by the Setauket Presbyterian and Caroline Episcopal Churches.

 
Location. 40° 56.739′ N, 73° 6.7′ W. Marker is in Setauket, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the green, on Main Street between Caroline Avenue and Bates Road. Marker is in this post office area: East Setauket NY 11733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Setauket World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Setauket World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Zachariah Hawkins Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Setauket Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Zachariah Hawkins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Woodhull (about 300 feet away); Benjamin Tallmadge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard Woodhull (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Setauket.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Setauket Village Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Setauket Village Green Marker
The Revolutionary War Battle of Setauket took place on August 22, 1777. Continental troops from Connecticut under Brig. Gen. Samuel Holden Parsons attacked a fortified outpost here manned by Loyalists. The Americans failed to drive off the Loyalists, and later returned to Connecticut.
Setauket Village Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Setauket Village Green Marker
Setauket Village Green Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
4. Setauket Village Green Marker
Setauket Village Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
5. Setauket Village Green
The marker can be seen in the very center of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 573 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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