Postcard upends history of Walt Whitman Birthplace site in South Huntington

A postcard from the past that turned up

A postcard from the past that turned up at a flea market is redefining what local historians know about the birthplace of Long Island's most famous poet. (February 10, 2014 5:51 PM)

A postcard from the past that turned up at a flea market is redefining what local historians know about the birthplace of Long Island's most famous poet

The Walt Whitman Birthplace historic site in South Huntington used to have three buildings, but according to an old newspaper article, the property's smaller, third kitchen building burned down in 1910.

Fast forward more than 100 years...

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