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

Nathan Hale

 
 
Nathan Hale Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. Nathan Hale Monument
Inscription.
To
commemorate
the patriotism of
Nathan Hale
who was captured
by the British on
the shores of
Long Island
1776
Erected in
1894

[ On Column ]
“I only regret
that I have
but one life to lose
for my country.”

 
Erected 1894.
 
Location. 40° 52.282′ N, 73° 25.488′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 25A) near Stewart Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington NY 11743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patriots of Long Island (here, next to this marker); “The Forgotten War” (here, next to this marker); Declaration of Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Burial Hill (about 300 feet away); Fort Golgotha (about 300 feet away); Sewing & Trade School (about 400 feet away); Kelsey Outrage 1873 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Also see . . .
Base of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. Base of Monument
 Captain Nathan Hale (1755 - 1776). Biography of Nathan Hale from the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution website. (Submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Nathan Hale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Nathan Hale Marker
The monument stands near the site where Natan Hale arrived in Huntington by boat from Norwalk, Conn. Hale was sent here on a spying mission for Gen. George Washington, to gather information about British activities In New York City and on Long Island. He was captured and executed in September 1776 in New York City.
Quotation on Column image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. Quotation on Column
Nathan Hale Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
5. Nathan Hale Monument
The Nathan Hale Monument, seen on the right, is one of several found here, in an area now known as Halesite.
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
6. Back of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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