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Historical Markers in Great River, 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 (459) Nassau County, NY (246) Fairfield County, CT (372) Middlesex County, CT (145) New Haven County, CT (355) New London County, CT (242) Washington County, RI (45)  SuffolkCounty(459) Suffolk County (459)  NassauCounty(246) Nassau County (246)  FairfieldCountyConnecticut(372) Fairfield County (372)  MiddlesexCounty(145) Middlesex County (145)  NewHavenCounty(355) New Haven County (355)  NewLondonCounty(242) New London County (242)  WashingtonCountyRhode Island(45) Washington County (45)
Great River is in Suffolk County
    Suffolk County (459)
    Nassau County (246)
    Fairfield County, Connecticut (372)
    Middlesex County, Connecticut (145)
    New Haven County, Connecticut (355)
    New London County, Connecticut (242)
    Washington County, Rhode Island (45)
 
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1New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Hay Rake
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
2New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Locust Bridge
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
3New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Manure Spreader
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
4New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Neighbor Across the Way
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
5New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Oliver Farm Plow
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
6New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Sickle Bar Mower
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
7New York (Suffolk County), Great River — Spike Tooth Harrow
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
8New York (Suffolk County), Great River — The Connetquot River
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
9New York (Suffolk County), Great River — The Country Home
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
 
Oct. 20, 2021