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Howard Orphanage

 
 
Howard Orphanage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jordan Romano
1. Howard Orphanage Marker
Inscription.  
And Industrial School
Located Here 1910 to 1919
Educated African-American
Youth In Agricultural Trades
And Domestic Sciences

 
Erected 2021 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 672.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansAgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 40° 51.816′ N, 73° 15.874′ W. Marker is in Commack, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Reydon Way and Indian Head Road, on the right when traveling south on Reydon Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Reydon Way, Commack NY 11725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Head Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Train Station (approx. 1½ miles away); 1918 Crash Site (approx. 1½ miles away); Old Burr Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Carll Burr House
<i>View of Howard Orphanage and Industrial School</i> image. Click for full size.
courtesy of the New York Public Library, circa 1915
2. View of Howard Orphanage and Industrial School
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Comac Church (approx. 2 miles away); Town of Huntington (approx. 2 miles away); Whitman's Hollow (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Commack.
 
Also see . . .
1. Howard Orphanage | William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Submitted on June 28, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
2. Kings Park History - Howard Orphanage And Industrial School 1911-1918 - Article Archive. (Submitted on June 28, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
<i>African American school children; Howard Orphanage and Industrial School</i> image. Click for full size.
courtesy of the New York Public Library, circa 1915
3. African American school children; Howard Orphanage and Industrial School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 28, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.   2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2021. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 4, 2022