Long Island Indigenous People Museum & Research Institute
RESOURCES
Nassau County (formerly part of Queens County)

Town of Hempstead
 New York State Historic Markers - Indian History
         #8 - Indian Trails (Seaford) - NYS 27 & Seaman Neck Road - Indian Trail and Seaman's Neck
Path went through the tract purchased from Massapequa Indians in 1664, by Captain John Seaman
became a public highway in 1762.
         #19 -
Site of Indian Village Lodges (Merrick) - NYS 27, west of Central Blvd. - site of Indian
Village lodges of the Meroke Tribe just a few hundred feet south of the Merrick; which was settled in
1643.
         #24 -
Site of First Settlement 1644 (Wantagh) - Wantagh Ave north of Merrick Road - named
in memory of the Grand Sachem 1651 - 1658.

Town of Oyster Bay
 New York State Historic Markers - Indian History
         #2 - Site of Cantiag Woods (Hicksville) - Cantiague Rd. & W. John St. - Northwest corner of
land conveyed by Indian deed to Robert Williams 1648. Rock placed as Town boundary marker 1745.
         #7 -
Powell House (Farmingdale) - Merrit Rd. north of Fulton St - Built by Thomas Powell in
1700 after purchase of Bethpage from Massapequa Indian tribe October 18, 1695.

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