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Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing

1814 - 1926

 
 
Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Menotti, June 14, 2009
1. Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing Marker
Inscription. At Penny's Landing Farmers and Militia prevented the capture of Sloop Nancy by British Man of War Sylph. At Luce's Landing Revenue Cutter Nathan Hale was captured by British Frigate after a valiant defense for three days by its crew and the assembled farmers. Ye who tread in their footsteps remember their valor.
 
Erected 1926 by Yennicott Chapter, Daughters of the Revolution.
 
Location. 40° 58.191′ N, 72° 37.136′ W. Marker is in Northville, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Lane and Sound Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Church Lane. Touch for map. Originally Placed on a traffic island at the terminus of Church Lane, it was recently relocated to its current location on the corner. Marker is in this post office area: Aquebogue NY 11931, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Preacher (approx. 8.3 miles away); Horton Point Lighthouse (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing Marker. (Submitted on June 14, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York.)
2. A Local Battle in the War of 1812. (Submitted on June 14, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York.)
Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Menotti, June 13, 2009
2. Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing Marker

 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar of 1812Waterways & Vessels
 
Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Menotti, June 13, 2009
3. Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York. This page has been viewed 1,418 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on June 16, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Keith Menotti of Aquebogue, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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