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

Richard Smith

— Legends & Lore —

 
 
Joseph Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Joseph Smith Marker
Inscription.  
Richard Smith
Rested here during
his legendary bull ride.
Lunched on bread and
cheese giving valley
and road their names.

 
Erected 2019 by New York Folklore & William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 64.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1664.
 
Location. 40° 53.885′ N, 73° 17.689′ W. Marker is in Fort Salonga, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Bread & Cheese Hollow Road and Sunken Meadow Road, on the right when traveling north on Bread & Cheese Hollow Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 367 Bread and Cheese Hollow Rd, Northport NY 11768, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Fort Slongo (approx. one mile away); The Osterby House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Platt Homestead
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Summer Home of Booker T. Washington (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Northport Farmers Club (approx. 2 miles away); Hotel Row (approx. 2 miles away); Trolley Stop (approx. 2 miles away); First Larkfield Post Office (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Salonga.
 
Also see . . .  Smith’s Bull Ride - William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on April 18, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
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 357 times since then and 33 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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Apr. 17, 2024