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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sag Harbor

 
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Sag Harbor, New York and Vicinity
    Suffolk County (400)
    Nassau County (232)
    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), Sag Harbor — Alvin Building
This is the site of the Alvin Silver Co., producers of distinctive flatware and holloware. Along with the Watchcase Factory, Alvin was the Village's stalwart employer from 1911 to January 1, 1925 when the handsome structure was gutted on . . . — Map (db m133166) HM
2New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — American Revolution Veterans Memorial
Plaque: In memory of the veterans of the War of the American Revolution buried at this site ————————————— Dedicated by the D.A.R. Southampton . . . — Map (db m134289) WM
3New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Atheneum
This is original site of the Atheneum, as well as the Old Barn Church, Sag Harbor's first place of worship and town hall. A second church was built here by Presbyterians in 1817, finally replaced by the Whalers Church in 1844. The structure was . . . — Map (db m132648) HM
4New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Burial Ground
St. David AME Zion Cemetery ca 1857. Final Resting place of early settlers. African Americans, Native Americans and European Ancestry. — Map (db m133065) HM
5New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — David Frothingham
Publisher of Long Island's first newspaper, Frothingham's Long-Island Herald, 1791-1798, lived and printed at this site. — Map (db m133126) HM
6New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Duke Fordham's Inn
Here stood Duke Fordham's Inn, destroyed by the fire of 1845; here James Fenimore Cooper penned his first novel, Precaution, while awaiting the return of the whaleship Union, in which he owned shares along with his uncle, . . . — Map (db m133473) HM
7New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — East Water Street
In Whaling's heyday - 1800-1850 - East Water Street (now Bay Street) bustled with warehouses, coopers and shipyards; ropewalks for producing ships' riggings, tryworks for boiling down whale blubber into oil for lighting and lubricating; storehouses . . . — Map (db m133170) HM
8New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — First Custom House
First Custom House in First District of New York State Act passed by First Congress making Sag Harbor Port of Entry, approved Aug. 4, 1790 — Map (db m133474) HM
9New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Handcut Millstone
from the old windmill near Long Wharf, Sag Harbor, N.Y. 1810 used for grinding grain into flour — Map (db m133558) HM
10New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — John Jermain's Mill
Near here is the site of John Jermain's Mill, constructed in 1793 - powered by a ditch dredged from ponds farther uphill, in an effort to make Otter Pond commercially profitable. The Mill failed, as did other attempts to commercialize the . . . — Map (db m133169) HM
11New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — John Steinbeck
The Old Whalers Festival, Inc. of Sag Harbor dedicate this plaque to the memory of John Steinbeck noted author, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winner, who gave so willingly of his time and great talent as honorary chairman of the . . . — Map (db m133815) HM
12New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Memorial
The Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Veterans' Memorial Bridge May 7, 2008   State of New York   Senate Assembly "The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly do enact as follows: To recognize the ultimate sacrifice . . . — Map (db m133399) HM WM
13New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Ligonee
Ligonee Brook/Creek and the Greenbelt's rare coastal plain ponds are partners in the drainage system left by the glaciers. Historically, alewives and eels have migrated up Ligonee to Long Pond. In 1803, the Sag Harbor Fire . . . — Map (db m132649) HM
14New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Long Wharf
was the scene of great whaling activity. It was built in 1770 and was crowded with refugees to Connecticut in 1776. — Map (db m133538) HM
15New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — 387 — M. Olivia Sage
Summer home from 1908-1918. Teacher, philanthropist and advocate for women's rights. Founded Russell Sage College and Russell Sage Foundation. — Map (db m127993) HM
16New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Meigs' Expedition
May 23, 1777 130 colonials landed here destroyed British shipping at Sag Harbor, captured 90 prisoners and reembarked — Map (db m133330) HM
17New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Meigs Monument
A British Fort near this spot was captured by the Americans under Lieut. Col. Meigs at the Battle of Sag Harbor May 23, 1777 — Map (db m133656) HM WM
18New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Old Whalers' Church
First Presbyterian Church Old Whalers' Originated 1766 has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1994 National Park . . . — Map (db m134310) HM
19New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Peter's Green
At the turn of the 19th Century this was a busy place Peter's Green, with Peter Hildreth's spider-legged mill grinding grain into flour, Samuel L. Hommedieu's ropewalk, where workers walked twisting yarn into riggings and cables, and . . . — Map (db m133168) HM
20New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Sag Harbor Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial
This memorial is to honor the men and women of Sag Harbor who served in the Vietnam and Korean Wars — Map (db m133843) WM
21New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Sag Harbor Whalers Memorial
(First panel:) John E. Howell, born March 2, 1813, died July 23, 1840, while engaged in the whale fishery in the Pacific Ocean, in command of the ship France. He lost his life in an encounter with a sperm whale in the 28th year . . . — Map (db m134793) HM
22New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Sag Harbor World War I Memorial
In honor of the men of Sag Harbor who served in the Great War and in memory of those who gave their lives Alioto, Vincent · Archibald, Jerome F. · Avery, Charles E. · (remaining 300+ names not transcribed)Map (db m133856) WM
23New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Sag Harbor World War II Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Sag Harbor who served our country in World War II Adam, John · Adam, William F., Jr. · Aldrich, John · Aldrich, Robert · Alexander, Bernard · Alippo, Paul · Anderson, Edward · Archibald, . . . — Map (db m133855) WM
24New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Suzan Johnson Cook
In honor of Her Excellency Suzan Johnson Cook... The first African American and the first woman to be appointed Us Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom. — Map (db m133172) HM
25New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — The Breakwater
The Cormaria Retreat House was built by Frank C. Havens for his summer home. In 1902, Havens secured funds from the US Congress to build the Breakwater. Replaced in 2003, the Breakwater continues to protect the harbor from northeast storms. In . . . — Map (db m133147) HM
26New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — The Fort at Sag Harbor
Upon this hill, during the war of 1812 stood an American fort under the command of Major John Jermain and manned by the ranks of the Fourth Regiment of the New York Artillery, tt protected the port of Sag Harbor from foreign invaders. In the . . . — Map (db m133324) HM WM
27New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — The French House
1798 Built by John Hulbert 1870 Stephen B. French NYC Police President 1881 Pres. C. A. Arthur 1884 Summer Retreat — Map (db m133557) HM
28New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — The Old Burying Ground
Although adjoining the Presbyterian Church, the Old Burying Ground was a village cemetery, with the first burials the infant children of Tory Innkeeper, James Howell. They were buried in 1767 in unmarked graves. Used for about 100 years, the . . . — Map (db m134943) HM
29New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — The Point House
The Point House
Built in 1804 by John Payne, Jr. His son Charles W. Payne, Master of the ship "Fanny", died at sea in 1838. The Broken Mast Monument in Oakland Cemetery bears his name. — Map (db m133174) HM
30New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Wharf Street
This is the site of Wharf Street - a block-long maze of stacked lumber, barrells, jostling horse-drawn wagons and carriages; of sea captains, sailors, harpooners, stevedores, and tradesmen; of coopers, boatyards, sailmakers and smithies - all . . . — Map (db m133536) HM
31New York (Suffolk County), Sag Harbor — Windmill Replica
(Lower panel:) Erected by the citizens of Sag Harbor in the year Nineteen Hundred and Sixty Six as an historic memorial to the great whaling industry which is part of our heritage. The original windmill was constructed in 1760 and stood 50 . . . — Map (db m133842) HM
 
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