East Setauket in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel, 2nd Regiment, Light Dragoons, Continental Army. As a spy for General Washington, was instrumental in the capture of Major Andre, although he grieved at his hanging. Born in the Setauket Parsonage, 25 February 1754.
Location. 40° 56.623′ N, 73° 6.572′ W. Marker is in East Setauket, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Setauket Elementary School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 Main Street, East Setauket NY 11733, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richard Woodhull (within shouting distance of this marker); Zachariah Hawkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Woodhull (approx. 0.2 miles away); Setauket Village Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Setauket Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Setauket World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Setauket World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Zachariah Hawkins Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Setauket.
More about this marker. A statue of Benjamin Tallmadge is just above the marker.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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