Northville in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battles of Penny’s and Luce’s Landing
1814 - 1926
At Penny’s Landing Farmers and Militia prevented the capture of Sloop Nancy by British Man of War Sylph. At Luce’s Landing Revenue Cutter Nathan Hale was captured by British Frigate after a valiant defense for three days by its crew and the assembled farmers. Ye who tread in their footsteps remember their valor.
Erected 1926 by Yennicott Chapter, Daughters of the Revolution.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 40° 58.189′ N, 72° 37.133′ W. Marker is in Northville, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Lane and Sound Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Church Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 489 Sound Shore Rd, Riverhead NY 11901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Orchard (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pigthle (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hallock Homestead (approx. 1.8 miles Horse Block (approx. 1.8 miles away); Front Porch (approx. 1.8 miles away); Shoemaker's Shop (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Hallock Homestead (approx. 1.8 miles away); Benjamin Franklin Mile Markers (approx. 4.3 miles away).
More about this marker. Originally Placed on a traffic island at the terminus of Church Lane, it was recently relocated to its current location on the corner.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York. This page has been viewed 1,755 times since then and 79 times this year. Last updated on June 16, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York. Photos: 1. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York. 2. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.