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Cold Spring Harbor in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Israel Ketchum

 
 
Israel Ketchum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. Israel Ketchum Marker
Inscription.  
Of Cold Spring Harbor
while jailed for counterfeiting
revealed a plot to assassinate
Washington in June 1776.

 
Erected 1985 by Town of Huntington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1776.
 
Location. 40° 52.187′ N, 73° 27.651′ W. Marker is in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Harbor Road (New York State Route 25A) south of Elm Place, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cold Spring Harbor NY 11724, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cold Spring Harbor Fire Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Paper Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Port of Cold Spring (about 300 feet away); Wright House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Squadron "C" Farm (approx. one mile away); Woodbury Ave School (approx. 1½ miles away); The Long-Islander (approx. 1.6 miles away); Street House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cold Spring Harbor.
 
Also see . . .
Israel Ketchum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. Israel Ketchum Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
 How a Motley Crew of Counterfeiters Saved George Washington. Mental Floss entry (Submitted on April 23, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.) 
 
Marker in Cold Spring Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Marker in Cold Spring Harbor
A Little Known Story from Huntington’s Revolutionary War History image. Click for more information.
By Larry Gertner, May 11, 2021
4. A Little Known Story from Huntington’s Revolutionary War History
Huntington History website entry
(Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York; April 23, 2020).
Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on May 11, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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