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

Swego

 
 
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
1. Swego Marker
Inscription.
Indian place name for this
area. Short for Otswego
meaning “Flowing Out” also
Op-cat-kon-tycke the
“Wading Place Creek”.

 
Erected 1986 by Town of Huntington Historianís Office.
 
Location. 40° 53.107′ N, 73° 21.675′ 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 left 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. Eastern Purchase (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 Americans
 
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
2. Swego Marker
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
3. Swego Marker
Swego Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
4. Swego Marker
Marker on Route 25A image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
5. Marker on Route 25A
The Swego marker can be seen here on the right side of the road.
The Wading Place Creek image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 17, 2012
6. The Wading Place Creek
 
 
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 359 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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