DescriptionHuntington is the birthplace of poet Walt Whitman and the place where patriot Nathan Hale was arrested. Situated on Long Island's North Shore, Huntington is characterized by rolling hills, bluffs and picturesque harbors. The Joseph Lloyd Manor House, built in 1766, boasts a spectacular setting overlooking Lloyd Harbor and fine interior woodwork fashioned by Connecticut craftsmen. Guided tours are available; phone (631) 692-4664.
The circa 1750 David Conklin Farm House, 2 High St., contains period furnishings, including a table at which George Washington sat during a 1790 visit. Rooms are decorated in authentic Colonial, Federal and Victorian styles. The 1795 Federal-style Dr. Daniel W. Kissam House, 434 Park Ave., reflects the lifestyle of an affluent local physician during the 1840s. Tours are available by appointment; phone (631) 427-7045.
Visitor InfoHuntington Township Chamber of Commerce 164 Main St. HUNTINGTON, NY 11743. Phone:(631)423-6100
ShoppingWalt Whitman Mall, 2 miles north of I-495 exit 49N on the east side of SR 110, serves the Huntington area. Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue are among its 100 stores.
Things to SeeThe Heckscher Museum of Art