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Walt Whitman Birthplace, West Hills
Joseph Lloyd Manor, Lloyd Harbor
Conklin House
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Suffolk County - North Shore - Huntington
Historic Site
Conklin House
Walt Whitman House
Joseph Lloyd Manor
The Manor was built in 1766. Its interior relects fine woodwork by Connecticut craftsmen and is furnished to the 1793 inventory of John Lloyd II. The house overlooks Lloyd Harbor and the grounds include a formal garden. The Manor was also home to Jupiter Hammon, a black slave who became the first published poet.
Birthplace of Walt Whitman, poet, c.1810 and interpretive center. The birthplace was restored in 2001 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
246 Old Whitman Road
West Hills, 631-427-5240
Lloyd Lane and Lloyd Harbor Road
Lloyd Harbor, 631-.692-4664
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Walt Whitman
2 High Street
Huntington, 631-427-7045
This house, constructed c1750 was occupied by the Conklin family for over 150 years. Sybel Conklin and her children lived and worked here while her husband, David was held prisoner by the British during the Revolutionary War. The house showcases three periods of time: Colonial, Federal and Victorian and reflects life in Huntington during the mid-eighteenth century. The house was given to the Huntington Historical Society in 1911 by Ella Conklin Hurd.