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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Suffolk County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Suffolk County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Suffolk County, NY (408) Nassau County, NY (240) Fairfield County, CT (372) Middlesex County, CT (112) New Haven County, CT (355) New London County, CT (242) Washington County, RI (45)  SuffolkCounty(408) Suffolk County (408)  NassauCounty(240) Nassau County (240)  FairfieldCountyConnecticut(372) Fairfield County (372)  MiddlesexCounty(112) Middlesex County (112)  NewHavenCounty(355) New Haven County (355)  NewLondonCounty(242) New London County (242)  WashingtonCountyRhode Island(45) Washington County (45)
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101New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — East Northport LibraryIn Memory of Frank G. Becher
On Larkfield Road at 8th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Larkfield Road.
. . . Map (db m148982) HM
102New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — First Larkfield Post OfficeIn Memory of Frank G. Becher
On Vernon Valley Road, on the left when traveling south.
Site of first Larkfield Post Office – 1896 in Chester Smith’s Store. Moved across street in 1909. In 1910, it was re-named East Northport. In memory of Frank G. BecherMap (db m148823) HM
103New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — Hotel RowIn Memory of Frank G. Becher
On Vernon Valley Road, on the left when traveling south.
In early 1900’s, Leighton’s Hotel was located north of the R.R. tracks. South of the tracks was Larkfield Inn, later known as Mortensen’s Hotel, still later as Powell’s Hotel.Map (db m148781) HM
104New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — Northport Railroad StationIn Memory of Frank G. Becher
On Bellerose Avenue, in the median.
Original Station was 1 1/2 miles Northwest which Remained Open from 1867-1899. This Station Opened 1873-Also Called NorthportMap (db m148824) HM
105New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — Oaks Cemetery
On Whistler Hill Lane at Beaverhill Lane on Whistler Hill Lane.
In Memory of Ephram Oakes, a Soldier of the Revolution who Fought with General Montgomery at the Siege of Quebec   1753-1846Map (db m148342) HM
106New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — Site of Mabel F. Carrl FarmhouseTown of Huntington
On Clay Pitts Road west of Graystone Drive, on the right when traveling west.
Which stood here from the early 1800's to 1998. This was a working farm for more than 150 years.Map (db m150204) HM
107New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — Site of Northport Farmers ClubIn Memory of Frank G. Becher
On Brightside Avenue 0.2 miles east of Larkfield Road, on the left when traveling east.
Processing Plant Built in 1896. Originally Made Pickles & Saurkraut Converted To Creamery In 1898. After Several Years, Produced Pickles & Sauerkraut Again Until 1915.Map (db m173165) HM
108New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — Soper (Later Rothman) Pickle Works 1892-1961In Memory of Frank G. Becher
On 10th Avenue 0.2 miles west of 1st Street N, on the right when traveling west.
Produced Pickles and Sauerkraut Sold All Over the East. Building Was Demolished 1966.Map (db m148981) HM
109New York (Suffolk County), East Northport — Trolley StopIn Memory of Frank G. Becher
On Vernon Valley Road, on the right when traveling south.
Site of Trolley Stop From 1902 until 1924 trollies ran from the East Northport Railroad station to the foot of Main Street in Northport. In memory of Frank G. BecherMap (db m148825) HM
110New York (Suffolk County), East Patchogue — 427 — Monorail
On North Dunton Avenue south of Montauk Highway, on the left when traveling north.
Site of Boynton's Bicycle Railroad. Two mile electrified track ran from Hagerman to Great South Bay in 1890s. Dismantled 1904.Map (db m127595) HM
111New York (Suffolk County), East Patchogue — Squire Mott Grist Mill
On Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A) at South Country Road, on the right when traveling west on Montauk Highway.
Near this site in 1814, Charles "Squire” Mott constructed a dam at Swan River and put a grist mill on it and, adjacent to it, a home. Mills like Squire Mott's, and later factories on Patchogue's three streams, established it as . . . Map (db m132647) HM
112New York (Suffolk County), East Patchogue — The Avery Homestead
On South Country Road at Robinson Road, on the left when traveling east on South Country Road.
(right plaque:) Site of a homestead. This is part of land sold by Tobaccus, Sachem of Unkechaug Indians, to Gov. John Winthrop of Connecticut in 1664, extending from Bellport through Bluepoint, from Great South Bay to the middle of the . . . Map (db m133904) HM
113New York (Suffolk County), East Setauket — Abraham Woodhull
On Caroline Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Friend and confidant of George Washington. Head of Long Island Secret Service during the Revolution, and operated under the alias of Samuel Culper, Sr. To him and his associates have been credited a large share in the success of the Army of the . . . Map (db m96628) HM
114New York (Suffolk County), East Setauket — Benjamin Tallmadge
On Main Street, on the left when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m53683) HM
115New York (Suffolk County), East Setauket — Richard Woodhull
On Main Street, on the left when traveling north.
Patentee and first magistrate of Setauket. Born in Thenford, Northhamptonshire, England, 13 September 1620. Died in Setauket, 17 October 1690.Michael Gressel, SculptorMap (db m53684) HM
116New York (Suffolk County), East Setauket — Roe Tavern
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Bayview Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Roe Tavern stood here. 1703 - 1936 Washington spent the night here April 22, 1790. Austin Roe, inn keeper, was one of Washington’s spies.Map (db m53625) HM
117New York (Suffolk County), East Setauket — Selah B. Strong - Kate Strong House
On Dyke Road at Strong’s Lane, on the left when traveling east on Dyke Road.
“The Cedars” Built in 1879 by Selah B. Strong. Home of the renowned local historian Miss Kate Wheeler Strong. Frederick Diaper, architect Private homeMap (db m65112) HM
118New York (Suffolk County), East Setauket — Zachariah Hawkins
Near Caroline Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
This stone commemorates the life of Zachariah Hawkins Baptized at Charlestown, Mass. Oct. 25, 1639. Died and perhaps buried in this churchyard 1699. He was among early settlers of Setauket, L.I. N.Y. and a prominent citizen. He was an original . . . Map (db m65209) HM
119New York (Suffolk County), Eatons Neck — Buried Village
On Eatons Neck Road at Ocean Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Eatons Neck Road.
In Memory of the Indians Who lived in our town from 2500 BC to 1000 AD. They left behind part of themselves and their ways.Map (db m148378) HM
120New York (Suffolk County), Eatons Neck — Eatons Neck
On Eatons Neck Road west of Ocean Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Home of John Sloss Hobart. Revolutionary War Patriot, U.S. Senator & Judge. He Mortgaged all but Honor to Found This Nation.Map (db m148373) HM
121New York (Suffolk County), Flanders — Big Duck Ranch
On Flanders Road (New York State Route 24) 0.2 miles north of Pleasure Drive, on the right when traveling west.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m140524) HM
122New York (Suffolk County), Fort Salonga — Battle of Fort Slongo
On Fort Salonga Road (New York State Route 25A) east of Bread and Cheese Hollow Road, on the right when traveling east.
Battle of Fort Slongo took place near this site on Oct. 3, 1781. American forces defeated British forces holding Fort Slongo. Donated by Ft. Salonga Assoc.Map (db m148347) HM
123New York (Suffolk County), Fort Salonga — 64 — Richard Smith — Legends & Lore —
On Bread & Cheese Hollow Road at Sunken Meadow Road, on the right when traveling north on Bread & Cheese Hollow Road.
Richard Smith Rested here during his legendary bull ride. Lunched on bread and cheese giving valley and road their names.Map (db m148340) HM
124New York (Suffolk County), Fort Salonga — Summer Home of Booker T. Washington(1856 - 1915) — Town of Huntington —
On Cousins Street 0.2 miles west of Juliet Lane, on the left when traveling east.
Black Educator, Author, Founder of Tuskegee Univ. Spent Summers here 1911-1915.Map (db m147985) HM
125New York (Suffolk County), Fort Salonga — The Osterby House
On Fort Salonga Road (New York State Route 25A) east of Makamah Road, on the left when traveling east.
Large 18th c. house was boarding house for brickyard workers. Site of illegal liquor sales, knife fights, threats and a deadly fire. Current house built 1900.Map (db m149111) HM
126New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Hay Rake
Near Ruland Road 0.2 miles south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A).
This rake is an original piece of Cutting farm equipment. Initially it was designed to be pulled by a horse, but was later adapted for tractor use. Hay was grown on many of the fields on this estate. It was cut with sickle bar mowers such as the . . . Map (db m147224) HM
127New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Locust Bridge
Near Ruland Road south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A) when traveling south.
In the late 1800s a bridge was built from here over West Brook to what was called "Paradise." The bridge provided Mr. Cutting with a direct route to the South Side Sportsmen's Club, where he was a member. The bridge was built with locally cut . . . Map (db m114734) HM
128New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Manure Spreader
Near Ruland Road 0.2 miles south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A).
This is an original Cutting farm implement. It was designed to be tractor drawn. It spread horse and cow manure out on farm fields as fertilizer. The concrete bins behind this machine was where the manure was composted before being spread. The . . . Map (db m147225) HM
129New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Neighbor Across the Way
Near Ruland Road south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A) when traveling south.
Across the river from Bayard Cutting Arboretum stands the large red-brick and gray-stone structure that was part of William Kissam Vanderbilt's estate. W. K. Vanderbilt's "Idle Hour," a 110-room, English-style mansion, was designed by Richard . . . Map (db m114711) HM
130New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Oliver Farm Plow
Near Ruland Road 0.2 miles south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A).
This double furrow plow was built by the Oliver Implement Company. It was tractor drawn and used to turn the fields for planting. The round disc in front of each plow share was used to cut vines, stems and roots. These discs, called coulters, would . . . Map (db m147226) HM
131New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Sickle Bar Mower
Near Ruland Road 0.2 miles south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A).
This is an International Harvester Sickle Bar Mower from around 1900. It was originally designed to be horse drawn but this particular piece was modified in later years to be tractor drawn. These mowers were used to cut the hay on the many farm . . . Map (db m147227) HM
132New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Spike Tooth Harrow
Near Ruland Road 0.2 miles south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A).
This spike tooth harrow is original Cutting farm equipment. It was originally designed to be horse drawn. The harrow was dragged across the freshly plowed fields to break the dirt clods and level the ground in preparation for planting.Map (db m147228) HM
133New York (Suffolk County), Great River — The Connetquot River
Near Ruland Road 0.2 miles south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A).
The Connetquot River begins as a small creek and grows into a wide river near its southern end. The body of water in front of you is the Connetquot River. It meanders 11 miles from the center of Long Island, through the Pine Barrens, and into . . . Map (db m147232) HM
134New York (Suffolk County), Great River — The Country Home
Near Ruland Road south of Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A) when traveling south.
This magnificent 68-room mansion, called Westbrook, was the country home of William Bayard Cutting (1850-1912) and his beloved wife Olivia (1855-1949). Their main residence was in New York City. W. B. Cutting was an industrialist involved in . . . Map (db m114708) HM
135New York (Suffolk County), Greenlawn — 786 — Fay Kellog
On Boulevard Avenue 0.1 miles east of Broadway, on the right when traveling east.
1871-1918. Greenlawn Summer Resident Called Foremost Woman Architect in US Designed This Bungalow For Use As a Post Office in 1911.Map (db m170613) HM
136New York (Suffolk County), Greenlawn — Old Field
On Broadway (County Route 86) 0.2 miles north of Smith Street, on the right when traveling south.
Now Greenlawn, settled shortly after the first purchase of 1653 from the Matinecock IndiansMap (db m148394) HM
137New York (Suffolk County), Greenport — Fire FighterHas been designated a National Historic Landmark
Near 3rd Street (New York State Route 114) south of Wiggins Street when traveling south.
This vessel possesses national significance in commemorating the History of the United States of America Designed by Naval Architect William Francis Gibbs and built by the United Shipyards of Staten Island in 1938, Fire Fighter . . . Map (db m114753) HM
138New York (Suffolk County), Halesite — Cross Island TrolleyTown of Huntington
On New York Avenue (New York State Route 110) south of Youngs Hill Road, on the left when traveling north.
1898-1927 North Terminus of the Trolley from Halesite to Amityville.Map (db m149959) HM
139New York (Suffolk County), Halesite — Ketewomoke Y.C.
On New York Avenue (New York State Route 110) 0.1 miles south of Anchorage Lane, on the left when traveling north.
Built in 1914 Oldest Yacht Club Building On L.I. Abstract Painter Arthur Dove Lived Here 1929-33Map (db m148338) HM
140New York (Suffolk County), Hampton Bays — Indian PreacherRev. Paul Cuffee
On East Montauk Hwy, (County Route 80) 0.2 miles east of Gravel Hill Rad, on the right when traveling west.
Grave of Rev. Paul Cuffee of the Shinnecock Tribe 1790-1812. Grandson and successor to Rev. Peter John and Samson Occum.Map (db m36921) HM
141New York (Suffolk County), Hampton Bays — Shinnecock Canal
On Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27A) at North Road, on the right when traveling east on Montauk Highway.
Constructed Between 1884 And 1892. First N.Y.S. Salt Water Canal Site of Native American Portage Connects Shinnecock Bay With Great Peconic Bay.Map (db m152483) HM
142New York (Suffolk County), Hauppauge — Captured and Missing Americans in South East Asia Memorial
Near Veterans Memorial Highway at H. Lee Dennison Building Drive.
A Living Symbol of Hope Dedicated to the Courage Sacrifice and Loyalty of Captured and Missing Americans in South East Asia Capt. James P. Mehl, USN · Col. Peter J. Frederick, USAF · Col. John F. O'Grady, USAF · Major Ronald E. . . . Map (db m121072) WM
143New York (Suffolk County), Hauppauge — Gold Star Families War Memorial
On Veterans Memorial Highway at H. Lee Denison Building Drive, on the right when traveling east on Veterans Memorial Highway.
. . . Map (db m121032) WM
144New York (Suffolk County), Hauppauge — Kerry P. Hein Memorial
Near Veterans Memorial Highway at H. Lee Dennison Building Drive.
. . . Map (db m121061) WM
145New York (Suffolk County), Hauppauge — Persian Gulf and Middle East Wars Memorial
Near Veterans Memorial Drive at H. Lee Dennison Building Drive.
Dedicated to
The men and women
who served in the Armed Forces
of the United States of America
during The Persian Gulf and
Middle East Wars 1990 -

The Fight For Freedom Map (db m122574) WM

146New York (Suffolk County), Hauppauge — Vietnam War Memorial
Near Veterans Memorial Highway at H. Lee Dennison Building Drive.
Dedicated to the men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during the Vietnam War 1961-1975 Longest War In U.S. HistoryMap (db m121346) WM
147New York (Suffolk County), Hauppauge — Women of the Armed Forces Memorial
On Veterans Memorial Highway at H. Lee Dennison Building Drive, on the right when traveling east on Veterans Memorial Highway.
Honoring Women of the Armed Forces Map (db m121030) WM
148New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — “The Forgotten War”
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A) near Stewart Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
The Korean War left and enormous legacy that has changed the very course of the world. The struggle not only saved the southern half of the Korean peninsula from Communist despotism, but also set it on the road toward democracy. 54,246 American . . . Map (db m42847) HM
149New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Bethel A.M.E. Church
On Park Avenue (County Route 35), on the right when traveling south.
Incorporated in 1843. Moved in 1845 to the building called “The Seminary” standing here at that time.Map (db m53674) HM
150New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Carll House
On Melville Road at Eckert Street, on the right when traveling south on Melville Road.
This Is The Only Example Of Early Hewn Overhang Salt Box Architecture On Long Island Built About 1740Map (db m148777) HM
151New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Conklin House
On High Street 0.1 miles from New York Avenue (County Route 110), on the right when traveling south.
From c. 1750 to 1911, Home to the Conklin Family, including David Conklin, A British Prisoner in 1777, One of the First Museums on Long Island.Map (db m147983) HM
152New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Constitution Oak
On W Main Street (New York State Route 25A) west of Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Dedicated on the 200th anniversary of New York States ratification of the U.S. Constitution July 26, 1788.Map (db m53637) HM
153New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Declaration of Rights
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Stewart Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
“That every freeman’s property is absolutely his own . . . ” June 21, 1774Map (db m43094) HM
154New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fire Department
On Main Street east of New York Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
This bldg. housed the first motorized fire engines on L.I. and was the site of the Huntington Fire Department from 1911 to 1958.Map (db m139403) HM
155New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fire Department
On New York Avenue (County Route 110) 0.2 miles from Henry Street, on the right when traveling south.
Huntington Manor's FD's HQ Stood At This Site From 1903-1971 When the Department Moved to 1650 New York AvenueMap (db m148332) HM
156New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — First Synagogue
On Church Street 0.5 miles west of New York Avenue (County Route 110), on the right when traveling west.
Built 1911 for the Huntington Hebrew Congregation which was Incorporated in 1907, and Moved to Woodhull Road 1934. And Park Avenue 1961Map (db m148320) HM
157New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fort Golgotha
On W Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Nassau Road, on the right when traveling east on W Main Street.
This cemetery Huntington’s First Burial-Place was opened about 1700. Within its limits, in 1782, Fort Golgotha was built and occupied by British troops. Here rest the early town’s patriot dead, soldier and civilian, among them Silas Wood author of . . . Map (db m42819) HM
158New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fort Hill
On E Main Street at Maple Hill Road, on the left when traveling east on E Main Street.
Near this spot was an outpost fort, built by British troops during the Revolution, 1776 - 1783.Map (db m42781) HM
159New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Gallows HillTown of Huntington
On Huntinton Bay Road 0.8 miles north of Main Street (New York State Route 25A), on the right.
Near this spot, two American martyrs were hanged by the British during the RevolutionMap (db m147574) HM
160New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Home of John Dewey (1859-1952)
On Greenlawn Road at Red Deer Lane, on the right when traveling east on Greenlawn Road.
Site of Home of John Dewey (1859-1952) Philosopher, Educator and Humanitarian Lived Here 1910-1925Map (db m155807) HM
161New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington Post Office
On Gerard Street west of New York Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
Established Sept. 25, 1794 Ebenezer Platt first postmaster Rev. soldier and judgeMap (db m139368) HM
162New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington Village Green1653       1909
On Park Avenue at E Main Street (New York State Route 25A), on the left when traveling west on Park Avenue.
On which stood the blockhouse for protection from the Indians. Here the early town meetings were held and Militia drilled in Revolutionary times.Map (db m53636) HM
163New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington World War I Memorial
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A), on the right when traveling east.
Huntington Township records with pride that more than a thousand of her sons and daughters served in the World War of 1914 – 1918 and here inscribe in grateful remembrance the names of those who gave their lives in that service. Harry Raymond . . . Map (db m43105) HM
164New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington's Earliest Church
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Spring Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Huntington's Earliest Church Stood on this corner 1665 to 1715 when it was sold for 5 lbs, 2 shillingsMap (db m147572) HM
165New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington's Old Burying Ground
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A), on the right when traveling north.
The Old Burying Ground is one of the most historic and sacred sites in the Town of Huntington. The four-acre site is the final resting place for most of Huntington's earliest inhabitants. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places . . . Map (db m144981) HM
166New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Ida Bunce Sammis
On Main Street 0.2 miles east of Park Avenue (County Route 35), on the right when traveling east.
Suffragist, Lived Here. Founded The Huntington Political Equality League in 1911. One of the First Two Women Elected to the New York State Assembly in 1918.Map (db m148251) HM
167New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — J. Gardiner Farm
On Park Avenue at Little Plains Road, on the left when traveling south on Park Avenue.
House Built 1750, Enlarged 1860 Site of Gruesome Murder in 1842 Bequeathed by H. Gardiner in 2003 to the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical AssociationMap (db m147982) HM
168New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Jupiter Hammon
On West Shore Road north of Southdown Road, on the left when traveling north.
First published African American poet (born 1711) lived here from 1799 until his death in c1806. First home purchased by an African American in the Town of Huntington.Map (db m147577) HM
169New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Kelsey Outrage 1873
On Platt Place west of Spring Road, on the left when traveling east.
Reputed barn where Charles G. Kelsey was tarred and feathered before being murdered by persons unknown.Map (db m42821) HM
170New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Kissam House
On Park Avenue (County Route 35) at N. Woodhull Road, on the left when traveling north on Park Avenue.
Built in 1795 For Dr. Daniel Whitehead Kissam. He and His Son in Law Practiced Medicine From the House. Outstanding Example Of A L.I. Half HouseMap (db m148709) HM
171New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Masonic Lodge
On New York Avenue south of Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
Chartered on January 25, 1860 Land purchased 1869 for $1000 Cornerstone laid August 25, 1904 First meeting at this location held March 27, 1905 Map (db m139312) HM
172New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Mother Chick's Inn
On Bay Road 0.1 miles south of Dale Road, on the right when traveling north.
(Chichester) Reputed to be where Nathan Hale was betrayed on his fateful venture to New York City in September 1776Map (db m147575) HM
173New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Nathan Hale
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A) near Stewart Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
. . . Map (db m42817) HM
174New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Nathan Hale
On New York Avenue at Mill Dam Road, on the left when traveling north on New York Avenue.
Nathan Hale in everlasting remembrance AD 1897 < Right Side Marker : > His ancestors were the Hales of Kent, England. He was born at Coventry, Conn. June 6, 1755, Graduated from Yale College September 8, 1773, Enlisted as Lieutenant 7th . . . Map (db m53645) HM
175New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — North Meadow
On Park Avenue (County Route 35) at Sabbath Day Path, on the right when traveling south on Park Avenue.
Presented in 1938 by Myrta Cannon and Old Huntington Green Incorporated to The Town of Huntington in memory of Henry White Cannon 1850 – 1934Map (db m53673) HM
176New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Old Burial Hill
On W Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Nassau Road, on the right when traveling east on W Main Street.
Vandalized by American Loyalist Benj. Thompson, later Count Rumford to build Fort Golgotha 1782 after hostilities ceased.Map (db m42818) HM
177New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Old Huntington Green
On New York Avenue at Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north on New York Avenue.
Old Huntington Green Historic District Original settlement area Known as the Town Spot, Founded in 1653Map (db m53643) HM
178New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Oldest House
On Park Avenue (County Route 35) 0.1 miles from N Woodhull Avenue.
In Huntington, Built by 1653. Site Of Early Town Offices. All Slaves Manumitted From 1805 to 1823 Received Their Freedom Here.Map (db m148192) HM
179New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Patriots of Long Island
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Stewart Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
This monument is dedicated to the Patiots of Long Island who defended Liberty and Independence during the Revolutionary WarMap (db m42846) HM
180New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Platt’s Tavern
On Park Avenue at E Main Street (New York State Route 25A), on the right when traveling west on Park Avenue.
President Washington dined here April 23, 1790. Early town meeting site.Map (db m53635) HM
181New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Sewing & Trade School
On Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Nassau Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Building erected 1905 for school established in 1881 to teach sewing; later manual trades, English, math & cooking. National Reg. Hist. PlacesMap (db m43097) HM
182New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Silas Wood
On Park Avenue (County Route 35) 0.1 miles north of N Woodhull Road, on the right when traveling north.
1769-1847 Author of First History of Long Island His Home Stood on this Site Until 1881Map (db m148189) HM
183New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Site of Browns Pottery
On E. Shore Road just north of Young Hills Road, on the left when traveling north.
(1863-1905) Earlier Pottery Established in 1805 by Samuel J. WetmoreMap (db m147945) HM
184New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Site of Grist Mill
On New York Avenue at Mill Lane, on the left when traveling north on New York Avenue.
Site of Grist Mill powered by this stream and built for the Rev. Wm. Leverich 1658Map (db m53641) HM
185New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Site of Sweet Hollow School
On Sweet Hollow Road north of Old Country Road, on the right when traveling north.
"Given By Samuel Nostrand in 1779 for the Purpose of Building a School House"Map (db m147847) HM
186New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — St. John’s Episcopal Church
On Park Avenue (County Route 35), on the right when traveling south.
Site of St. John’s Episcopal Church and Burial Ground Built 1747. Samuel Seabury Jr. Catechist, 1748 & later First American Bishop 1784Map (db m53675) HM
187New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Street House
On Prospect Street south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
Home of Charles R. Street 1824-1894 Town Supervisor Respected lawyer historian Annotated town records Map (db m139456) HM
188New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — 422 — Suffrage Rally
On Wall Street at New York State Route 25A on Wall Street.
On this site in July 1913 a thousand people witnessed anti and pro suffragists clash over a 1776 wagon used as a symbol of votes for womenMap (db m132685) HM
189New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — The Arsenal
On Park Avenue (County Route 35) 0.1 miles from N Woodhull Road.
Home of Job Sammis, Weaver. Built About 1740, It Was Used By The Local Militia To Store Their Equipment During The RevolutionMap (db m148191) HM
190New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — The Long-Islander
Near Gerard Street, in the median.
The Long-Islander Newspaper was founded by Walt Whitman in a barn on this block in 1838. It is still published nearby.Map (db m139462) HM
191New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Thimble Factory
On Main Street at Prime Avenue on Main Street.
Started on this site by Ezra C. Prime 1837 Map (db m139054) HM
192New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Thomas Wickes
On W Main Street (New York State Route 25A) at Park Avenue (County Route 35), on the right when traveling east on W Main Street.
Thomas Wickes in 1739 conveyed to his seven neighbors, their heirs and assigns, for 1 pound and 16 shillings, these 3 acres and 88 rods, “To ly open and in common,” forever, the town spot.Map (db m53648) HM
193New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Woodbury Ave School
On Woodbury Road 0.1 miles south of Carley Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
Beloved Elementary School Stood on this Site from 1923-71 Later Used By BOCES & Huntington Christian School Bldg. Was Demolished in 1988.Map (db m148259) HM
194New York (Suffolk County), Huntington Station — Site of Civilian Conservation Corps Camp 1934-1938
On New York Avenue at Saddler Court, on the right when traveling north on New York Avenue.
A federal program to alleviate unemployment and improve the environment.Map (db m139438) HM
195New York (Suffolk County), Huntington Station — 560 — Walt Whitman
On Walt Whitman Road (New York State Route 110) south of Norwich Road, on the right when traveling south.
Born here May 31, 1819. Wrote "Leaves of Grass." The Poet of Democracy. Teacher & journalist. Tended Civil War wounded.Map (db m142307) HM
196New York (Suffolk County), Islip — "Lady with the Torch"
On Bayberry Road at Ocean Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Bayberry Road.
Louisine W. Havemeyer 1855-1929 Suffragist, feminist, philanthropist wife of Bayberry Point developer, H.O. Havemeyer Financed and actively campaigned for woman's right to vote in New York Map (db m114717) HM
197New York (Suffolk County), Islip — Brookville
On Commack Road south of 47th Street, on the left when traveling north.
1880-1915 sparsely settled Also known as "Rabbit Town" Name abolished due to land development & possible confusion W/Nassau Village Map (db m126896) HM
198New York (Suffolk County), Islip — Capt. Hank Haff
On Monell Avenue south of 2nd Street, on the left when traveling south.
Home of America's Cup Capt. Sailed 1881-1901; Defended 4 Times. 1881 Mischief & 1886 Mayflower; Skipper 1887 Volunteer & 1895 Defender.Map (db m155575) HM
199New York (Suffolk County), Islip — Captain James Berry
On Monell Avenue south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
Capt's home, "Greatest of the light air skippers." Afterguard w/Capt. Haff on Volunteer 1887 & Defender 1895 America's Cup Defenders.Map (db m111742) HM
200New York (Suffolk County), Islip — Doxsee Clam Factory
On Maple Street at Bayview Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Maple Street.
Site of Doxsee Clam Factory 1866 - 1905 Map (db m114680) HM

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