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

Oldest House

 
 
Oldest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jordan Romano
1. Oldest House Marker
Inscription.  In Huntington, Built by 1653. Site Of Early Town Offices. All Slaves Manumitted From 1805 to 1823 Received Their Freedom Here.
 
Erected 2002 by Town of Huntington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 52.456′ N, 73° 24.775′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Park Avenue (County Route 35) 0.1 miles from N Woodhull Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 424 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. The Arsenal (a few steps from this marker); Kissam House (within shouting distance of this marker); Silas Wood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Platt’s Tavern (about 400 feet away); Thomas Wickes (about 600 feet away); Huntington Village Green (about 800 feet away); Constitution Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ida Bunce Sammis (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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