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

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Free African Americans Owned
and Developed Land by 1790.
Davis, Jessup, Lyman, Sells,
Phillips, Prince, and Miller
Families among Early Settlers.
Erected 2013 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 40° 56.698′ N, 72° 57.318′ W. Marker is in Rocky Point, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Rt. 25A (New York State Route 25A) west of Brookhaven Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Point NY 11778, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marconi (approx. 0.9 miles away); Josiah Woodhull House (approx. 4.6 miles away); Harness Track (approx. 4.7 miles away); Bicycle Path (approx. 4.9 miles away); George Washington (approx. 5.8 miles away); First Baptist Church of Port Jefferson
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(approx. 5.8 miles away); Delivered Afloat in the Harbor (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bayles Chandlery (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 62 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 17, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 29, 2023