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

Platt’s Tavern

 
 
Platt’s Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Platt’s Tavern Marker
Inscription.  
President Washington dined
here April 23, 1790.
Early town meeting site.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 40° 52.5′ N, 73° 24.852′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and E Main Street (New York State Route 25A), on the right when traveling west on Park Avenue. 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. Thomas Wickes (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington Village Green (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oldest House (about 400 feet away); The Arsenal (about 400 feet away); Constitution Oak (about 500 feet away); Kissam House (about 600 feet away); Silas Wood
Marker in Huntington image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Marker in Huntington
(about 800 feet away); Ida Bunce Sammis (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Platt’s Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Platt’s Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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