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A Sense of Place: Evoking Whitman’s Long Island, A Walking Tour

  • Long Island Museum (map)

The Whitman walking tour will start at the Long Island Museum next to the art museum building. The organizers will distribute the walking tour brochure which includes a selection of brief essays that explore Whitman’s connection to 19th Century Long Island. The tour will include the stops located on the Long Island Museum property, including the Ploch-Williamson Barn, the Samuel H. West Blacksmith Shop, the Nassakeag Schoolhouse, and the Stony Brook Village Cemetery. Then, we will break for lunch at the historic Country House Restaurant. Accessibility questions can be sent to andrew.rimby@stonybrook.edu.