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

Hallock Homestead

 
 
Hallock Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alexander Erwin, June 21, 2021
1. Hallock Homestead Marker
Inscription.  Reuben Brown constructed the front part of this house about the time of his marriage to Elinor Youngs in 1765. The back wing, which originally was on the west side, may be even older. The Hallock family purchased the farm about 1800 and in 1845 "raised the roof" of the original "Cape Cod" house to make it two-and-a-half stories tall. Photo taken before a large west wing was moved across the street in 1903
 
Erected by Hallockville Museum Farm. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
 
Location. 40° 58.984′ N, 72° 35.396′ W. Marker is in Riverhead, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from Sound Ave east of Herricks Lane, on the left when traveling east. Located on the Hallockville Museum Farm grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6180 Sound Ave, Riverhead NY 11901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horse Block (here, next to this marker); Shoemaker's Shop (a few steps from this marker); Front Porch (a few steps from this marker); Homestead Kitchen End
Hallock Homestead & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alexander Erwin, June 21, 2021
2. Hallock Homestead & Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hallock Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Homestead Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicken Coop (within shouting distance of this marker); Natural Habitat Area (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riverhead.
 
More about this marker. This marker is a part of the Hallockville Museum Farm's Sustainability Trail.
 
Also see . . .  Hallockville Museum Farm. (Submitted on August 19, 2021, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 28, 2023