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

Zachariah Hawkins Home

 
 
Zachariah Hawkins Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Zachariah Hawkins Home Marker
Inscription.
Near this site stood the home of
Zachariah Hawkins
and his wife
Mary Biggs
Son of Robert and Mary Hawkins who came from England to Massachusetts in 1635; Born 1639; Settled in Setauket about 1661; Became prominent in public affairs; A proprietor and trustee of Brookhaven Town; Died 1699. Progenitor of the Hawkins family on Long Island.

 
Erected 1949 by Hawkins Association.
 
Location. 40° 56.754′ N, 73° 6.722′ W. Marker is in Setauket, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Dyke Road and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Dyke Road. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Setauket Village Green. Marker is in this post office area: East Setauket NY 11733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Setauket World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Setauket World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Setauket Village Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Setauket Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Zachariah Hawkins
Zachariah Hawkins Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Zachariah Hawkins Home Marker
The August 22, 1777 Battle of Setauket took place on this ground where Zachariah Hawkins's house was located.
(about 400 feet away); Abraham Woodhull (about 400 feet away); Benjamin Tallmadge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard Woodhull (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Setauket.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker on the Setauket Village Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Marker on the Setauket Village Green
The Setauket Presbyterian Church can be seen in the background on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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