“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Riverhead in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Early Duck Farm

Early Duck Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Early Duck Farm Marker
Inscription.  George Pugsley Raised Pekin Ducks Here CA. 1909-1920. Big Duck Roadside Stand. Built 1931, Originally Stood Nearby.
Erected 2019 by Wiliiam G Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 642.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
Location. 40° 54.94′ N, 72° 41.045′ W. Marker is in Riverhead, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on W Main Street (New York State Route 25) 0.4 miles east of Middle Country Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1049 W Main Street, Riverhead NY 11901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Franklin Mile Markers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Big Duck Ranch (approx. 3.3 miles away); Battles of Penny’s and Luce’s Landing (approx. 5.1 miles away); Eastport Roll Of Honor (approx. 6.6 miles away); Eastport WWI Memorial
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(approx. 6.6 miles away); Town of Southampton (approx. 6.6 miles away); Old Orchard (approx. 6.7 miles away); Pigthle (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverhead.
Also see . . .  Early Duck Farm - William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on July 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 26, 2022