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

Eastern Purchase

 
 
Eastern Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Eastern Purchase Marker
Inscription.  
from the Matinecock
Indians in 1656, extended
originally to the
Nissequogue River in
Smithtown.

 
Erected 1975 by Town of Huntington Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 53.099′ N, 73° 21.679′ W. Marker is in Centerport, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Fort Salonga Road (New York State Route 25A) west of Stony Hollow Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centerport NY 11721, 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. Swego (a few steps from this marker); Suydam House (approx. ¼ mile away); Home of Arthur Dove (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Centreport (Upper) Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Alvernia (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cow Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joseph Buffet (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerport.
 
Eastern Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Eastern Purchase Marker
Eastern Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Eastern Purchase Marker
Marker on Route 25A image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
4. Marker on Route 25A
The Eastern Purchase marker can be seen on the left side of the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on April 18, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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