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Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site & Interpretive Center

  • 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd. Map It
  • Huntington Station
  • Historic District/Site

Published 02/19/2015

Fodor's Review

This was the boyhood home of Walt Whitman, one of America's greatest poets. A typical example of native Long Island craftsmanship of the time, the snug house, built by the poet's father circa 1819, has survived virtually intact since the Whitmans left it in 1823. Whitman portraits, letters, and manuscripts are on display. The home is off Route 110, across from Walt Whitman Mall.

Sight Information

Address:

246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Huntington Station, New York, 11746, United States

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Phone:

631-427–5240

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Wed.–Fri. 1–4, weekends 11–4

Published 02/19/2015

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