“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 Riverhead, New York

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Riverhead is the county seat for Suffolk County
Riverhead is in Suffolk County
      Suffolk County (474)  
      Nassau County (264)  
      Fairfield County, Connecticut (395)  
      Middlesex County, Connecticut (145)  
      New Haven County, Connecticut (356)  
      New London County, Connecticut (289)  
      Washington County, Rhode Island (45)  
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1New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — Benjamin Franklin Mile Markers
In 1755, Benjamin Franklin, Deputy Postmaster General for North America, started from near this point in his specially equipped carriage to lay out 30 stone mile markers along the King's Highway (now Routh 25) from Suffolk Court House (now . . . Map (db m175631) HM
2New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 10 — Chicken Coop
Reconstruction of original chicken coop. Poultry houses always faced south to take full advantage of winter sun. Eggs were both consumed on the farm and bartered for merchandise at local stores. The photo shows David Halsey Hallock feeding his . . . Map (db m188850) HM
3New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 642 — Early Duck Farm
George Pugsley Raised Pekin Ducks Here CA. 1909-1920. Big Duck Roadside Stand. Built 1931, Originally Stood Nearby.Map (db m152764) HM
4New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 6 — Front Porch
Ella Hallock with her violin on front porch, c. 1925. The Hallock added the porch or "piazza," as it was fashionably called, in 1907.Map (db m179680) HM
5New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 5 — Hallock Homestead
Reuben Brown constructed the front part of this house about the time of his marriage to Elinor Youngs in 1765. The back wing, which originally was on the west side, may be even older. The Hallock family purchased the farm about 1800 and in 1845 . . . Map (db m179678) HM
6New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 9 — Homestead Gardens
The Hallock family cultivated extensive flower and vegetable gardens in this area conveniently located just outside their kitchen door. The photo shows Ella Hallock with her lupines circa 1925. Today the Hallockville Gardeners maintain this . . . Map (db m188848) HM
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7New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 8 — Homestead Kitchen End
Parts of the front of the Homestead date to circa 1765, but the peaked portion with two windows is older, possibly 1730s. It was moved to the rear in 1860 and then expanded in a series of additions through 1894. Photo shows Emilie and David Halsey . . . Map (db m188846) HM
8New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 4 — Horse Block
Reconstruction of original horse block that made it easier for women with long dresses to climb into wagons or mount horses. Photo shows Ella, Georgia & Eula Hallock with Old Nell. Herman Hallock brought the stones for the walkways surrounding the . . . Map (db m179646) HM
9New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 9a — Natural Habitat Area
A century ago, the Hallock family grew fruit trees here. In the years since, numerous native trees such as this mature Red Mulberry have established themselves. There are also Black Cherries, Black Locust, Shagbark Hickory, Black Walnut, Eastern . . . Map (db m188849) HM
10New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 1 — Old Orchard
Follow the numbered signs for a self guided walking tour of the museum farm. The Hallocks used this area for their orchard and for grazing cattle and sheep. Many of the photos you will see were taken by Bessie Hallock in the 1920s on her Kodak . . . Map (db m179610) HM
11New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 2 — Pigthle
The Hallocks used the word "pightle" (locally pronounced PIE-kel) to describe the grassy yard in front of the barn through which their driveway looped. "Pigthle" is an archaic word brought from East Anglia by the area's 17th century Puritan . . . Map (db m179608) HM
12New York, Suffolk County, Riverhead — 7 — Shoemaker's Shop
Capt. Zachariah Hallock (1749-1820) made approximately 1,700 pairs of shoes in this shop and his son continued until about 1830 when manufactured shoes became available. It originally stood on the south side of Sound Avenue. About 1860 the Hallock . . . Map (db m188847) HM
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Feb. 5, 2023