Hampton Bays in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rev. Paul Cuﬀee
Erected by State Education Department.
Location. 40° 52.952′ N, 72° 30.585′ W. Marker is in Hampton Bays, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on East Montauk Hwy, (County Route 80) 0.2 miles east of Gravel Hill Rad, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton Bays NY 11946, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battles of Penny’s and Luce’s Landing (approx. 8.3 miles away); Horton Point Lighthouse (approx. 14.4 miles away).
Regarding Indian Preacher. Single grave of Reverend Paul Cuffee bears the following inscription:
"Erected by the New York Missionary Society in memory of the Rev. Paul Cuffee an Indian of the Shinnecock tribe who was employed by that Society for the last thirteen years of his life on the Eastern part of Long Island where he labored with fidelity and success. Humble, pious and indefatigable in testifying the gospel of the grace of God he finished his course with joy on the 7th of March 1812
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans •
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