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Site of Peter Crippen House

 
 
Site of Peter Crippen House Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. Site of Peter Crippen House Marker
Inscription.  
Purchased 1864 by Peter Crippen,
an African American from Virginia.
Crippen was one of the founders of
Bethel AME Church. House stayed
in his family for over 150 years.

 
Erected 2020 by Town of Huntington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 40° 52.945′ N, 73° 25.279′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Creek Road west of New York Avenue (County Route 110), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Creek Road, Huntington NY 11743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Huntington Green (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nathan Hale (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Grist Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Jupiter Hammon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John’s Episcopal Church
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Ketewomoke Y.C. (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Meadow (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Also see . . .  Saving African American History on Long Island: The Peter Crippen House. (Submitted on October 11, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 99 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 11, 2021, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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