Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, Huntington Station

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#13 of 15 in Historic Sites in Long Island
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  • September 24, 2017
    ...I find the need to pay homage at his birthplace when we are in the area. Unfortunate not to do the 90 minute guided tour because we are press for time but the available exhibit are enough to whet m...  more »
  • September 9, 2017
    Long Island's poet lived here ! How awesome is that.... period correct furnishings, the house is almost all original from when Walt lived here. The guides are quite informative and interesting, the gr...  more »
  • May 25, 2017
    Even if Walt Withman n lived here until the age of 4 years, it is interesting to see a farm furnished as to the time and to discover the life of this American poet.
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  • June 11, 2017
    Very friendly and accommodating Executive Director! She allowed us to tour the museum when we showed up on a closed day, since we were visiting from so far away. It was very peaceful spending time in the space.
  • May 31, 2017
    This is kinda cool but feel Whitman is flopping in his resting place over the mall in his namesake. The grounds etc are great educationally. I found the staff unaware of their workshops i inquired about, and have to agree with the other cmnts about boredom... but i didn't need them to be amusement park Muppets to enjoy why this place is preserved. They have a nice gift shop for those bookish types.
  • October 21, 2016
    What a fun little place! I came here for a poetry event for an association I belong to and I never knew of its existence. I learned a lot of history about Walt Whitman and for a poetry reading the space was large and accommodating. I was also a nerd and read all of the quotes and history about Walt Whitman. It was a little hard to find, and it is somewhat obscured by the road, without a lot of signs or anything indicating that it is there. Glad I finally stumbled upon this little LI gem.
  • November 21, 2016
    Very friendly and engaging tour guide, especially for small children, but knew plenty of answers to my questions too. Really brings literary history alive!
  • July 30, 2016
    Lovely parcel of land, but that's the most interesting thing about it. Even the employees looked bored.

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