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

Forge River

 
 
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By Jordan Romano
1. Forge River Marker
Inscription.  
Named For Col Nicoll Floyd's Iron Forge which stood near here ca. 1797. First Called Wegonthotac River by local Native Americans.
 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 793.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceNative AmericansWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
 
Location. 40° 48.368′ N, 72° 50.03′ W. Marker is in Mastic, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Montauk Highway (State Highway 80) west of Barnes Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 Montauk Highway, Mastic NY 11950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen William Floyd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woodhull Grave (approx. ¼ mile away); Poospatuck Res. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mastic Station (approx. half a mile away); Masury Ballroom (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort St. George (approx. 1.8 miles away);
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Carman's Mill (approx. 2.7 miles away); Ca. 1740 Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mastic.
 
Also see . . .  Forge River | William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on April 23, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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May. 13, 2021