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

Porters Landing

July 6, 1814

 
 
Porters Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2017
1. Porters Landing Marker
Inscription.  
On this site American naval hero
David Porter landed after
escaping from a British
Blockade ship.

 
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 Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Auto Races (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). 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.)
 
Porters Landing Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2017
2. Porters Landing Marker - Wide View
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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 321 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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Aug. 10, 2022