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

Thomas Wickes

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Thomas Wickes Marker
Inscription.  Thomas Wickes in 1739 conveyed to his seven neighbors, their heirs and assigns, for 1 pound and 16 shillings, these 3 acres and 88 rods, “To ly open and in common,” forever, the town spot.
 
Erected 1931 by Ketewamoke Chapter N.S.D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 52.501′ N, 73° 24.884′ 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 Park Avenue (County Route 35), 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. Platt’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington Village Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Constitution Oak (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Arsenal
Huntington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Huntington Marker
(about 600 feet away); Oldest House (about 600 feet away); Kissam House (about 800 feet away); Silas Wood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ida Bunce Sammis (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
More about this marker. Marker consists of a plaque mounted on a mill stone.
 
Thomas Wickes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Thomas Wickes Marker
Marker on the Huntington Village Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
4. Marker on the Huntington Village Green
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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