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

Shinnecock Canal

 
 
Shinnecock Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Shinnecock Canal Marker
Inscription.  
Constructed Between 1884 And 1892.
First N.Y.S. Salt Water Canal
Site of Native American Portage
Connects Shinnecock Bay
With Great Peconic Bay.
 
Erected 2013 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
 
Location. 40° 53.106′ N, 72° 30.034′ W. Marker is in Hampton Bays, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A) and North Road, on the right when traveling east on Montauk Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton Bays NY 11946, 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. Indian Preacher (approx. half a mile away); Colonists Landed Near Here (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Old Fort (approx. 5.6 miles away); Pyrrhus Concer (approx. 5.6 miles away); Southampton World War II and Korean War Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 5.7 miles away); Southampton World War I Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away); North End Graveyard (approx. 5.7 miles away); General William Erskine Headquarters (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Shinnecock Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
2. Shinnecock Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.   2. submitted on July 7, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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