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

Spider Legged Mill

 
 
Spider Legged Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
1. Spider Legged Mill Marker
Inscription.
Site of the spider legged mill
to which Major Cochrane tied
William Russell during
the Revolution and ordered
him whipped until bloodied

 
Location. 40° 55.725′ N, 72° 16.722′ W. Marker is in Sagaponack, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Sagg Main Street and Sagaponack Road, on the right when traveling south on Sagg Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack NY 11962, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Poxabogue Windmill (approx. ¾ mile away); Bridgehampton Founders Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wick's Tavern (approx. 1.3 miles away); Triangular Commons (approx. 1.3 miles away); Water Mill Rolls of Honor (approx. 4.1 miles away); The James Corwith Grist Mill (approx. 4.1 miles away); First Watermill (approx. 4.3 miles away); First Sheep Fold Site 1684 (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Did Major John André Whip William Russell in Sagaponack? (Dan's Papers, 12/3/16). Article describing how the original marker, with wording identical to the current version, disappeared and was replaced with a version
Spider Legged Mill Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 26, 2017
2. Spider Legged Mill Marker - Wide View
that juxtaposed the names of the two persons involved, which was then sometime later replaced with the current, correct version. Unfortunately , the article provides little additional information regarding the event. (Submitted on December 8, 2017.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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