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

Eastern Purchase

 
 
Eastern Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Eastern Purchase Marker
Inscription.
from the Matinecock
Indians in 1656, extended
originally to the
Nissequogue River in
Smithtown.

 
Erected 1975 by Town of Huntington Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 53.099′ N, 73° 21.679′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Fort Salonga Road (New York State Route 25A) west of Stony Hollow Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington NY 11743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swego (a few steps from this marker); Suydam House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph Buffet (approx. 1.2 miles away); Trolley Stop (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hotel Row (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Larkfield Post Office (approx. 1.9 miles away); East Northport Library (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Hill (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Eastern Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Eastern Purchase Marker
Eastern Purchase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Eastern Purchase Marker
Marker on Route 25A image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
4. Marker on Route 25A
The Eastern Purchase marker can be seen on the left side of the road.
 
 
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 344 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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