“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Huntington in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Silas Wood

Silas Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Silas Wood Marker
Inscription.  1769-1847 Author of First History of Long Island His Home Stood on this Site Until 1881
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1769.
Location. 40° 52.418′ N, 73° 24.719′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Park Avenue (County Route 35) 0.1 miles north of N Woodhull Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 478 Park Avenue, Huntington NY 11743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kissam House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Arsenal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oldest House (about 300 feet away); Platt’s Tavern (about 800 feet away); Thomas Wickes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Huntington Village Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Constitution Oak (approx. ¼ mile away); Ida Bunce Sammis (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 1, 2022