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

Triangular Commons

 
 
Triangular Commons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
1. Triangular Commons Marker
Inscription.

Training grounds for the
militias of eastern Long Island
in colonial days, 1649-1776

 
Erected 1976 by American Bicentennial.
 
Location. 40° 56.224′ N, 72° 18.116′ W. Marker is in Bridgehampton, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Montauk Highway east of Hull Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgehampton NY 11932, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wick's Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Poxabogue Windmill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Spider Legged Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Water Mill Rolls of Honor (approx. 3.3 miles away); The James Corwith Grist Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away); First Watermill (approx. 3.4 miles away); General William Erskine Headquarters (approx. 5.7 miles away); Southampton World War II and Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Triangular Commons Marker - Wide View, Looking East on Montauk Highway image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
2. Triangular Commons Marker - Wide View, Looking East on Montauk Highway
Triangular Commons and Monument, Looking West from Ocean Road image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
3. Triangular Commons and Monument, Looking West from Ocean Road
Within shouting distance of the marker, just to the south (on the other side of the adjacent parking lot), is a monument in the middle of the commons, with wording identical to the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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