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

Shoemaker's Shop

 
 
Shoemaker's Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Erwin, June 14, 2021
1. Shoemaker's Shop Marker
Inscription.  Capt. Zachariah Hallock (1749-1820) made approximately 1,700 pairs of shoes in this shop and his son continued until about 1830 when manufactured shoes became available. It originally stood on the south side of Sound Avenue. About 1860 the Hallock moved the building to this site and converted it to a "milk house" with a cellar underneath to keep dairy products cool.
 
Erected by Hallockville Museum Farm. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 40° 58.99′ N, 72° 35.389′ 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Horse Block (a few steps from this marker); Hallock Homestead (a few steps from this marker); Front Porch (a few steps from this
Shoemaker's Shop image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Erwin, June 14, 2021
2. Shoemaker's Shop
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marker); a different marker also named Hallock Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Pigthle (within shouting distance of this marker); 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.
 
Also see . . .  Hallockville Museum Farm. (Submitted on August 19, 2021, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Shoemaker's Shop Restoration Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Alexander Erwin, June 21, 2021
3. Shoemaker's Shop Restoration Plaque
Shoemaker's Shop, 1771-1820
Captain Zachariah Hallock
Restored by the Hallock Farm Association 1985
 
 
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 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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