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

Whitman's Hollow

 
 
Whitman's Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 1, 2018
1. Whitman's Hollow Marker
Inscription.  
Town of Huntington
Whitman's Hollow
Sight of muster & training
ground for Minutemen
before British occupation
1776 - 1783

 
Erected 1975 by Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 50.562′ N, 73° 17.566′ W. Marker is in Commack, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Commack Road, on the left when traveling west on Jericho Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Commack NY 11725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Huntington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Comac Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hubbs House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Carll Burr House (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1918 Crash Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brindley Field (approx. one mile away);
Whitman's Hollow Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 1, 2018
2. Whitman's Hollow Marker - Wide View
Long Island Motor Parkway (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Mabel F. Carrl Farmhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Commack.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Jericho Turnpike and Cormack Road, on the grounds of the Commack Corners Shopping Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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