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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Huntington

 
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Huntington, New York and Vicinity
    Suffolk County (400)
    Nassau County (231)
    Fairfield County, Connecticut (371)
    Middlesex County, Connecticut (112)
    New Haven County, Connecticut (355)
    New London County, Connecticut (239)
    Washington County, Rhode Island (45)
 
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1New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — “The Forgotten War”
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
2New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Bethel A.M.E. Church
Incorporated in 1843. Moved in 1845 to the building called “The Seminary” standing here at that time. — Map (db m53674) HM
3New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Carll House
This Is The Only Example Of Early Hewn Overhang Salt Box Architecture On Long Island Built About 1740 — Map (db m148777) HM
4New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Conklin House
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
5New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Constitution Oak
Dedicated on the 200th anniversary of New York States ratification of the U.S. Constitution July 26, 1788. — Map (db m53637) HM
6New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Declaration of Rights
“That every freeman’s property is absolutely his own . . . ” June 21, 1774 — Map (db m43094) HM
7New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fire Department
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
8New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fire Department
Huntington Manor's FD's HQ Stood At This Site From 1903-1971 When the Department Moved to 1650 New York Avenue — Map (db m148332) HM
9New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — First Synagogue
Built 1911 for the Huntington Hebrew Congregation which was Incorporated in 1907, and Moved to Woodhull Road 1934. And Park Avenue 1961 — Map (db m148320) HM
10New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fort Golgotha
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
11New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Fort Hill
Near this spot was an outpost fort, built by British troops during the Revolution, 1776 - 1783. — Map (db m42781) HM
12New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Gallows HillTown of Huntington
Near this spot, two American martyrs were hanged by the British during the Revolution — Map (db m147574) HM
13New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Home of John Dewey (1859-1952)
Site of Home of John Dewey (1859-1952) Philosopher, Educator and Humanitarian Lived Here 1910-1925 — Map (db m155807) HM
14New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington Post Office
Established Sept. 25, 1794 Ebenezer Platt first postmaster Rev. soldier and judge — Map (db m139368) HM
15New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington Village Green1653       1909
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
16New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington World War I Memorial
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
17New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington's Earliest Church
Huntington's Earliest Church Stood on this corner 1665 to 1715 when it was sold for 5 lbs, 2 shillings — Map (db m147572) HM
18New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Huntington's Old Burying Ground
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
19New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Ida Bunce Sammis
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
20New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — J. Gardiner Farm
House Built 1750, Enlarged 1860 Site of Gruesome Murder in 1842 Bequeathed by H. Gardiner in 2003 to the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association — Map (db m147982) HM
21New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Jupiter Hammon
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
22New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Kelsey Outrage 1873
Reputed barn where Charles G. Kelsey was tarred and feathered before being murdered by persons unknown. — Map (db m42821) HM
23New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Kissam House
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 House — Map (db m148709) HM
24New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Masonic Lodge
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
25New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Mother Chick's Inn
(Chichester) Reputed to be where Nathan Hale was betrayed on his fateful venture to New York City in September 1776 — Map (db m147575) HM
26New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Nathan Hale
. . . — Map (db m42817) HM
27New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Nathan Hale
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
28New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — North Meadow
Presented in 1938 by Myrta Cannon and Old Huntington Green Incorporated to The Town of Huntington in memory of Henry White Cannon 1850 – 1934 — Map (db m53673) HM
29New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Old Burial Hill
Vandalized by American Loyalist Benj. Thompson, later Count Rumford to build Fort Golgotha 1782 after hostilities ceased. — Map (db m42818) HM
30New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Old Huntington Green
Old Huntington Green Historic District Original settlement area Known as the Town Spot, Founded in 1653 — Map (db m53643) HM
31New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Oldest House
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
32New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Patriots of Long Island
This monument is dedicated to the Patiots of Long Island who defended Liberty and Independence during the Revolutionary War — Map (db m42846) HM
33New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Platt’s Tavern
President Washington dined here April 23, 1790. Early town meeting site. — Map (db m53635) HM
34New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Sewing & Trade School
Building erected 1905 for school established in 1881 to teach sewing; later manual trades, English, math & cooking. National Reg. Hist. Places — Map (db m43097) HM
35New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Silas Wood
1769-1847 Author of First History of Long Island His Home Stood on this Site Until 1881 — Map (db m148189) HM
36New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Site of Browns Pottery
(1863-1905) Earlier Pottery Established in 1805 by Samuel J. Wetmore — Map (db m147945) HM
37New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Site of Grist Mill
Site of Grist Mill powered by this stream and built for the Rev. Wm. Leverich 1658 — Map (db m53641) HM
38New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Site of Sweet Hollow School
"Given By Samuel Nostrand in 1779 for the Purpose of Building a School House" — Map (db m147847) HM
39New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — St. John’s Episcopal Church
Site of St. John’s Episcopal Church and Burial Ground Built 1747. Samuel Seabury Jr. Catechist, 1748 & later First American Bishop 1784 — Map (db m53675) HM
40New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Street House
Home of Charles R. Street 1824-1894 Town Supervisor Respected lawyer historian Annotated town records — Map (db m139456) HM
41New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — 422 — Suffrage Rally
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 women — Map (db m132685) HM
42New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — The Arsenal
Home of Job Sammis, Weaver. Built About 1740, It Was Used By The Local Militia To Store Their Equipment During The Revolution — Map (db m148191) HM
43New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — The Long-Islander
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
44New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Thimble Factory
Started on this site by Ezra C. Prime 1837 — Map (db m139054) HM
45New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Thomas Wickes
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
46New York (Suffolk County), Huntington — Woodbury Ave School
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
 
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