“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.
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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. 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 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Duck Ranch (approx. 3.3 miles away); Battles of Penny’s and Luce’s Landing (approx. 5.1 miles away); Wading River Radio Station (approx. 8.9 miles away); Indian Preacher (approx. 9.4 miles away); Shinnecock Canal (approx. 9.8 miles away); Masury Ballroom (approx. 10.2 miles away); Josiah Woodhull House (approx. 10.2 miles away); Forge River (approx. 10.9 miles away).
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 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 July 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 16 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. 18, 2021