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

Jacob Conklin

Legends & Lore

 
 
Jacob Conklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 21, 2019
1. Jacob Conklin Marker
Inscription.  Legend says after sailing with pirate Captain Kidd in 1690's, Conklin built home here in 1710. House destroyed by fire in 1918.
 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation, New York Folklore Society. (Marker Number 13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series lists.
 
Location. 40° 45.52′ N, 73° 22.976′ W. Marker is in Wheatley Heights, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Colonial Springs Road north of Homestead Dive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wyandanch NY 11798, 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. Wyandanch Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Delano Stewart (approx. 1.3 miles away); World War II (approx. 2.1 miles away); Half Hollow School
Jacob Conklin Marker - wide view, looking south on Colonial Springs Road image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 21, 2019
2. Jacob Conklin Marker - wide view, looking south on Colonial Springs Road
(approx. 2.3 miles away); SUNY Farmingdale (approx. 2.4 miles away); Squaw Pit Purchase (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Country Road (approx. 3 miles away); Suffolk County (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Adventurous Life of Jacob Conklin (longislandgenealogy.com). (Submitted on May 1, 2019.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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Nov. 28, 2020