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

East Water Street

 
 
East Water Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
1. East Water Street Marker
Inscription.  In Whaling's heyday - 1800-1850 - East Water Street (now Bay Street) bustled with warehouses, coopers and shipyards; ropewalks for producing ships' riggings, tryworks for boiling down whale blubber into oil for lighting and lubricating; storehouses for whale oil and whalebone...all industries related to the maritime trades.
 
Erected by Sag Harbor Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 0.123′ N, 72° 17.662′ W. Marker is in Sag Harbor, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Bay Street and Marine Park Drive, on the left when traveling east on Bay Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sag Harbor NY 11963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sag Harbor World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sag Harbor Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First Custom House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Long Wharf (about 400 feet away); Wharf Street
East Water Street Marker - wide view, looking across Bay Street image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 23, 2019
2. East Water Street Marker - wide view, looking across Bay Street
(about 400 feet away); Suzan Johnson Cook (about 400 feet away); Duke Fordham's Inn (about 500 feet away); John Steinbeck (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sag Harbor.
 
Also see . . .  Sag Harbor Whaling Tales (Whalebone). (Submitted on April 30, 2019.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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