Walt Whitman Birthplace

Type:
Historical Site
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Phone: 
(631) 427-5240

The Walt Whitman Birthplace was built in 1819 by Walter Whitman, father to the poet Walt Whitman. Today the Birthplace house and Interpretive Center offer guided tours, a museum shop and bookstore, picnic facilities, auto-hiking tours of West Hills, concerts, lectures, poetry readings, poetry contests, and a Poet-in-Residence program.

Address:

246 Old Walt Whitman Road
South Huntington, NY 11746
United States
40° 49' 14.5164" N, 73° 24' 44.1576" W
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