246 Old Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington New York
This State Historic Site includes the 1819 weathered farmhouse where the great poet spent his childhood years. Long Island
's only historic site, the house was built by Walt's father and contains 19th-century furnishings, Whitman's schoolmaster's desk, and changing exhibits of Whitman material, including photographs, books, and excerpts from his writings and letters. The birthplace is on the National Register. Guided tours feature an audio-visual presentation and Walt Whitman's recorded voice on a wax cylinder.
Other History nearby:
(New York City) American Museum of the Moving Image
(New York City) Audubon Terrace Museum Group
(Darien) Bates-Schofield House
(New Haven) Beinecke Rare Book/Manuscript Library
(New Haven) Black Rock Fort and Fort Nathan Hale
(Stratford) Boothe Memorial Park and Museum
05/19 Coming to The Huntington area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.
Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.