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

Front Porch

 
 
Front Porch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Erwin, June 14, 2021
1. Front Porch Marker
Inscription.  Ella Hallock with her violin on front porch, c. 1925. The Hallock added the porch or "piazza," as it was fashionably called, in 1907.
 
Erected by Hallockville Museum Farm. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 40° 58.981′ N, 72° 35.383′ W. Marker is in Riverhead, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from Sound Avenue east of Herricks Lane, on the left when traveling east. The marker is 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shoemaker's Shop (a few steps from this marker); Hallock Homestead (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Hallock Homestead (a few steps from this marker); Horse Block (a few steps from this marker); Pigthle (within shouting distance of this marker);
Front Porch image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Erwin, June 14, 2021
2. Front Porch
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Old Orchard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battles of Penny’s and Luce’s Landing (approx. 1.8 miles away); Big Duck Ranch (approx. 5˝ miles away). 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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2021, by Alexander Erwin of East Patchogue, New York. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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