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

Smithtown Bull

 
 
Smithtown Bull Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Smithtown Bull Marker
Inscription.  
To commemorate
the founding of
Smithtown
by
Richard Smith
the “Bull Rider”
A.D. 1665

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 51.512′ N, 73° 12.743′ W. Marker is in Smithtown, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of W Jericho Turnpike (New York State Route 25) and New York State Route 25A, on the left when traveling east on W Jericho Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smithtown NY 11787, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smith's Bull Ride (a few steps from this marker); Caleb Smith House (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Schoolhouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); Richard Smith (approx. 1.3 miles away); First House at the Branch (approx. 1.3 miles away); Smithtown Historical Society Museum (approx. 1.4 miles away); Roseneath Cottage (approx. 1.6 miles away); Captured and Missing Americans in South East Asia Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithtown.
 
Smithtown Bull Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Smithtown Bull Marker
Smithtown Bull Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Smithtown Bull Marker
Marker in the Town of Smithtown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
4. Marker in the Town of Smithtown
Marker on W Jericho Turnpike image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
5. Marker on W Jericho Turnpike
Closeup of the Smithtown Bull image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
6. Closeup of the Smithtown Bull
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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