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

First Larkfield Post Office

In Memory of Frank G. Becher

 
 
First Larkfield Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. First Larkfield Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Site of first
Larkfield Post Office – 1896
in Chester Smith’s Store.
Moved across street in 1909.
In 1910, it was re-named
East Northport.

In memory of
Frank G. Becher

 
Erected 1999 by East Northport Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 40° 52.833′ N, 73° 19.541′ W. Marker is in East Northport, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Vernon Valley Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Northport NY 11731, 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. Hotel Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley Stop (within shouting distance of this marker); Northport Railroad Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soper (Later Rothman) Pickle Works 1892-1961 (about 500 feet away); Site of Northport Farmers Club
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(about 500 feet away); East Northport Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Buffet (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of Mabel F. Carrl Farmhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Northport.
 
First Larkfield Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. First Larkfield Post Office Marker
Marker on Vernon Valley Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Marker on Vernon Valley Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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