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

Old Burial Hill

 
 
Old Burial Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. Old Burial Hill Marker
Inscription.  
Vandalized by American
Loyalist Benj. Thompson,
later Count Rumford to
build Fort Golgotha 1782
after hostilities ceased.

 
Erected 1989 by Town of Huntington.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1782.
 
Location. 40° 52.321′ N, 73° 25.441′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of W Main Street (New York State Route 25A) and Nassau Road, on the right when traveling east on W Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Fort Golgotha (here, next to this marker); Huntington World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Old Burying Ground (a few steps from this marker); The Trade School Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Sewing & Trade School (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration of Rights (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Huntington Soldiers & Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington's Old Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Old Burial Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. Old Burial Hill Marker
Marker in Huntington, LI image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Marker in Huntington, LI
Old Burial Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. Old Burial Hill Cemetery
Many of the patriot dead of Huntington were laid to rest here at Old Burial Hill.
Revolutionary War Soldier Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
5. Revolutionary War Soldier Grave
Benjamin Thompson<br>Count Rumford image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
6. Benjamin Thompson
Count Rumford
From Eminent Americans by Benson John Lossing 1857, page 269.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   6. submitted on January 7, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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