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

1859 Dame House

 
 
1859 Dame House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Mocera, September 29, 2019
1. 1859 Dame House Marker
Inscription.  Modern Times octagon home designed for economy of space by William Upham Dame. Residence 1st fl. & M.T. assembly hall on 2nd fl.
 
Erected by Historical Landmark Preservation Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 46.598′ N, 73° 14.764′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Brentwood Avenue and Third Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Brentwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brentwood NY 11717, 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. Modern Times (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red Owl Legend (approx. 0.2 miles away); First School (approx. 0.4 miles away); State Hospital (approx. 2.4 miles away); Methodist (approx. 2˝ miles away); Brookville (approx. 2.6 miles away); Islip Speedway (approx.
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2.7 miles away); a different marker also named State Hospital (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood.
 
Also see . . .  Utopian Community of Modern Times (Wikipedia). "Modern Times, a Utopian community, began in what is now Brentwood, New York. Josiah Warren and Stephen Pearl Andrews founded it in 1851. The community based its structure on Warren’s ideas of individual sovereignty and equitable commerce. Modern Times existed until 1864 when its citizens decided to change the name of the town to Brentwood...." (Submitted on November 7, 2019, by Thomas Mocera of Centereach, New York.) 
 
1859 Dame House Marker - wide view, with octagon house on the left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Mocera, September 29, 2019
2. 1859 Dame House Marker - wide view, with octagon house on the left
1859 Dame House Marker - wide view, with octagon house on the left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Mocera, September 29, 2019
3. 1859 Dame House Marker - wide view, with octagon house on the left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2019, by Thomas Mocera of Centereach, New York. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 143 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Thomas Mocera of Centereach, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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