Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site


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Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site


Location:Old Walt Whitman Road, off Route 110 in South Huntington.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), historic house (é), visitor center, gift shop (é), hiking trail.
Activities:Guided tours, educational programs, hiking.
Special Features:The Long Island farmhouse where poet Walt Whitman was born was built by his father around 1819 and is now fully restored. Site houses historic 19th century furniture, including a schoolmaster's desk; the interpretive center at the site includes portraits, original letters, manuscripts, and artifacts.
Address:246 Old Walt Whitman Rd
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Phone:631-427-5240
Fax:631-427-5247
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=30
Size: 1 acre.

See other parks in New York.