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

Platt Homestead

 
 
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By Jordan Romano
1. Platt Homestead Marker
Inscription.  Home of Zephaniah Platt. 1704-1778. Taken Prisoner By British During American Revolution For Hiding Rebel Whaleboats In His Barn
 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 670.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1704.
 
Location. 40° 54.327′ N, 73° 15.806′ W. Marker is in Northport, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Sunken Meadow Road, 0.4 miles east of Fort Salonga Road (New York State Route 25A), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Sunken Meadow Road, Northport NY 11768, 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. St. Johnland (approx. 1.1 miles away); Train Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); Richard Smith (approx. 1.7 miles away); Home of Obadiah Smith (approx. 2 miles
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away); Battle of Fort Slongo (approx. 2 miles away); Summer Home of Booker T. Washington (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Osterby House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Howard Orphanage (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Platt Homestead | William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on June 25, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
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By Jordan Romano, June 24, 2021
3. Platt Homestead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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