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

Summer Home of Booker T. Washington

(1856 - 1915)

 

— Town of Huntington —

 
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By Jordan Romano
1. Summer Home of Booker T. Washington Marker
Inscription.  Black Educator, Author, Founder of Tuskegee Univ. Spent Summers here 1911-1915.
 
Erected 2003 by Town of Huntington.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
 
Location. 40° 55.422′ N, 73° 18.03′ W. Marker is in Fort Salonga, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Cousins Street, 0.2 miles west of Juliet Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Cousins Street, Northport NY 11768, 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. Battle of Fort Slongo (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Osterby House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Richard Smith (approx. 1.8 miles away); Buried Village (approx. 2.1 miles away); Eatons Neck (approx. 2.2 miles away); Platt Homestead (approx. 2.3 miles away); Skidmore House
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By Jordan Romano
2. Summer Home of Booker T. Washington Marker
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Allen AME Church (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Salonga.
 
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By Jordan Romano
3. Summer Home of Booker T. Washington Marker
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4. Booker T. Washington
Woodcut from an advertisement in The San Francisco Call Nov. 8, 1901.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.   3. submitted on April 12, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.   4. submitted on September 27, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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