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

Swego

 
 
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Swego Marker
Inscription.  
Indian place name for this
area. Short for Otswego
meaning “Flowing Out” also
Op-cat-kon-tycke the
“Wading Place Creek”.

 
Erected 1986 by Town of Huntington Historian’s Office.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansParks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 40° 53.107′ N, 73° 21.675′ 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 left 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. Eastern Purchase (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); Cow Harbor
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Swego Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joseph Buffet (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerport.
 
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Swego Marker
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
4. Swego Marker
Marker on Route 25A image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
5. Marker on Route 25A
The Swego marker can be seen here on the right side of the road.
The Wading Place Creek image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
6. The Wading Place Creek
 
 
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 453 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on April 18, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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