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

Declaration of Rights

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
1. Declaration of Rights Marker
Inscription.
“That every freemanís
property is absolutely
his own . . . ”
June 21, 1774

 
Erected 1974 by Town of Huntington.
 
Location. 40° 52.302′ N, 73° 25.478′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 25A) and Stewart Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Main Street, Huntington NY 11743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “The Forgotten War” (within shouting distance of this marker); Patriots of Long Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Burial Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Golgotha (within shouting distance of this marker); Sewing & Trade School (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelsey Outrage 1873 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Also see . . .  History of Huntington. Town of Huntington website.
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By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
2. Marker in Huntington
The marker refers to the “Declaration of Rights” that the Town of Huntington adopted in June of 1774. In addition to the property rights mentioned on the marker, the Declaration stated that “taxation without representation is a violation of the rights of British subjects.”
(Submitted on June 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Declaration of Rights Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
3. Declaration of Rights Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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