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

Roseneath Cottage

 
 
Roseneath Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2018
1. Roseneath Cottage Marker
Inscription.  Today, the Roseneath Cottage is the center of operations for the Smithtown Historical Society. Built in 1918, it originally was home to Col. Verne La Salle Rockwell and his wife Marcia Lawrence Rockwell. It bears some features of the Arts and Crafts architectural style. The Rockwells were dedicated to the preservation of Smithtown's heritage, making their former home an appropriate headquarters for the society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 40° 51.382′ N, 73° 10.888′ W. Marker is in Smithtown, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on East Main Street east of Hauppauge Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 239 East Main Street, Smithtown NY 11787, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smithtown Historical Society Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Patriot Burials (approx. 0.3 miles away); First House at the Branch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richard Smith (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Schoolhouse
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Smithtown Bull (approx. 1.6 miles away); Smith's Bull Ride (approx. 1.6 miles away); Caleb Smith House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithtown.
 
More about this marker. The marker is in front of the cottage, which is on the grounds of the Smithtown Historical Society.
 
Also see . . .  Smithtown Historical Society website. (Submitted on November 28, 2018.)
 
Roseneath Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2018
2. Roseneath Cottage and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 242 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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