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

Triangular Commons

 
 
Triangular Commons Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
1. Triangular Commons Marker
Inscription.  

Training grounds for the
militias of eastern Long Island
in colonial days, 1649-1776

 
Erected 1976 by American Bicentennial.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era.
 
Location. 40° 56.224′ N, 72° 18.116′ W. Marker is in Bridgehampton, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Montauk Highway east of Hull Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgehampton NY 11932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Auto Races (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridgehampton Founders Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Wick's Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Poxabogue Windmill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Spider Legged Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Town of East Hampton (approx. 2.1 miles away); Water Mill Rolls of Honor (approx. 3.3 miles away); The James Corwith Grist Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgehampton.
 
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Triangular Commons Marker - Wide View, Looking East on Montauk Highway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
2. Triangular Commons Marker - Wide View, Looking East on Montauk Highway
Triangular Commons and Monument, Looking West from Ocean Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
3. Triangular Commons and Monument, Looking West from Ocean Road
Within shouting distance of the marker, just to the south (on the other side of the adjacent parking lot), is a monument in the middle of the commons, with wording identical to the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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