WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM AND STATE HISTORIC SITE

 
General Information
Description of ProgramPreserves (jointly with the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association) the 1819 house in which Walt Whitman was born, making the poet, his life, and his work accessible to those visiting the site. Also offers lectures, workshops, seminars, poetry readings, Art Gallery, poetry festivals, and exhibits. Call for more information.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaWest Hills, New York; Town of Huntington, New York; Suffolk County, New York
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation.
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
 
Availability
Hours of OperationSummer Hours June13-Labor Day M-F 11am-4pm, Sat-Sun Noon-5pm/Winter Hours W-F 1pm-4pm, Sat-Sun 11am-4pm. Closed on major holidays.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameCynthia Shor
Contact's PositionExecutive Director
Physical Site Address 1246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipWest Hills, NY 11746-4148
Mailing Address 1246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Mailing City, State, ZipWest Hills, NY 11746-4148
Main Phone(631)427-5240
Fax(631)427-5247
Web Addresswww.waltwhitman.org;www.nysparks.com
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateSep12
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
This Program: WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM AND STATE HISTORIC SITE
Affiliated Services: WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM AND STATE HISTORIC SITE