East Setauket in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Friend and confidant of George Washington.
Head of Long Island Secret Service during the Revolution, and operated under the alias of Samuel Culper, Sr. To him and his associates have been credited a large share in the success of the Army of the Revolution.
erected by Mayflower chapter,
Daughters of the Revolution,
Setauket, Long Island, N.Y.
June 25, 1936.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 40° 56.764′ N, 73° 6.637′ W. Marker is in East Setauket, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Caroline Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the cemetery at the Setauket Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Caroline Avenue, East Setauket NY 11733, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zachariah Hawkins (a few steps from this marker); Setauket Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Setauket World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Setauket World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away); Setauket Village Green (about 300 feet away); Zachariah Hawkins Home (about 400 feet away); Mary (Longbothom) Muirson (about 500 feet away); Caroline Church of Brookhaven, 1729 (about 500 feet away).
Also see . . . The Setauket Spies. Biographies of Abraham Woodhull and other of Washington’s spies can be found at this website by The Three River (Submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Additional keywords. Also see The Setauket Spies at www.tvhs.org (Three Village Historical Society.org). Biographies of Abraham Woodhull and other of Washington’s spies can be found at this website above.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,105 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on August 9, 2016, by Beverly C. Tyler of East Setauket, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 6, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.