Huntington in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Huntington’s First Burial-Place
was opened about 1700.
Within its limits, in 1782,
was built and occupied by British troops.
Here rest the early town’s patriot dead,
soldier and civilian,
author of the First History of Long Island.
Remove not the old landmark.
Proverbs XXIII 10.
Location. 40° 52.321′ N, 73° 25.441′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of W Main Street (New York State Route 25A) and Nassau Road, on the right when traveling east on W Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington NY 11743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Burial Hill (here, next to this marker); Huntington World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sewing & Trade School (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration of Rights “The Forgotten War” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Patriots of Long Island (about 300 feet away); Nathan Hale (about 300 feet away); Fire Department (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary •
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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 570 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.