Babylon in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
July 6, 1814
David Porter landed after
escaping from a British
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is July 6, 1814.
Location. 40° 41.71′ N, 73° 19.135′ W. Marker is in Babylon, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Shore Road and Prospect Street, on the left when traveling south on Shore Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Shore Road, Babylon NY 11702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birth of the American Wireless (approx. ¼ mile away); Babylon Town Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Suffrage Study Club (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Babylon Village Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Babylon Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Moses (approx. 0.4 miles away); South Side R.R. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Conklin House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Babylon.
Also see . . .
1. New historical marker in Babylon to honor War of 1812 incident (Newsday, October 11, 2016). (Submitted on August 8, 2017.)
2. The Story Continues: Capt. David Porter, USS Essex and the War of 1812... (US Naval Institute). (Submitted on August 8, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.