“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Port Jefferson, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Suffolk County, NY (476) Nassau County, NY (269) Fairfield County, CT (395) Middlesex County, CT (148) New Haven County, CT (356) New London County, CT (327) Washington County, RI (52)  SuffolkCounty(476) Suffolk County (476)  NassauCounty(269) Nassau County (269)  FairfieldCountyConnecticut(395) Fairfield County (395)  MiddlesexCounty(148) Middlesex County (148)  NewHavenCounty(356) New Haven County (356)  NewLondonCounty(327) New London County (327)  WashingtonCountyRhode Island(52) Washington County (52)
Riverhead is the county seat for Suffolk County
Port Jefferson is in Suffolk County
      Suffolk County (476)  
      Nassau County (269)  
      Fairfield County, Connecticut (395)  
      Middlesex County, Connecticut (148)  
      New Haven County, Connecticut (356)  
      New London County, Connecticut (327)  
      Washington County, Rhode Island (52)  
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1 New York, Suffolk County, Port Jefferson — "Bucket of Blood"
This site housed a real "gin mill" during shipbuilding days. It became Grammas' Sweet Shop during WW I, then an antique shop. Information courtesy of PJ Historical Society Map (db m142294) HM
2 New York, Suffolk County, Port Jefferson — Bayles Chandlery
The Bayles Chandlery on the Bayles Shipyard provided provisions and supplies for coastal schooners and merchant vessels during the era of wooden ships. Its large upstairs room served as the informal community center in early Port Jefferson. . . . Map (db m114738) HM
3 New York, Suffolk County, Port Jefferson — Culper Spy Ring
Surviving Revolutionary War Structure. Built by Phillips Roe c.1755 Relocated and Restored 2000-2010Map (db m154640) HM
4 New York, Suffolk County, Port Jefferson — Delivered Afloat in the Harbor
Every contract for every vessel built in Port Jefferson stated that the ship was to be "Delivered Afloat in the Harbor." In the early days, Port Jefferson had several shipyards surrounding the harbor including the Bayles, Hawkins, Darling, and . . . Map (db m114740) HM
5 New York, Suffolk County, Port Jefferson — First Baptist Church of Port JeffersonCirca 1855
The church was built by Congregationalists and sold to the Baptists in 1861. The steeple was a landmark for captains looking for the customs house located in front of the church from the mid to late 1800's. Information courtesy PJ Historical . . . Map (db m63487) HM
6 New York, Suffolk County, Port Jefferson — The Anchor of Our Community
The Admiralty anchor in the turnaround behind you is symbolic of the Port Jefferson Village Center, which is the anchor of our community. The iron anchor was found by the / RV (Research Vessel) Seawolf while trawling in an area south of . . . Map (db m114739) HM
7 New York, Suffolk County, Port Jefferson — Well-Worn Ways
When a vessel was launched, it slid down the rails of the "well-worn ways." The rails in the pathway on either side of you were once part of the "ways" and were uncovered in 2007 while building Harborfront Park. From 1836 to 1917, over 140 ships . . . Map (db m114748) HM
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Jun. 9, 2023