August Hawkins and his sister Prudence around 1900

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Archeological Site Inventory Form

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Unless indicated below, this is a transcript of the original Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities/Town of Brookhaven survey form.  Corrections to obvious typographical and spelling errors have been made.  Corrections to factual errors, updates or comments on the information are either enclosed in [square brackets], or will be clearly indicated as updated material.  Since most of the surveys were conducted in the late 1970's and early 1980's, much of the information reflects that time period.  Included in this category are sites for which some documentation may exist but are no longer extant often with little or no modern evidence at the site.

Sites which have a suffix of "S" are supplemental sites not included in the original surveys. 

Archeological Site Inventory Form

Long Point, site of Indian kiln

 If checked, this is a Supplemental Form, not in the original surveys.

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Inventory Code:  Br30A  
  Prepared Date:  9/9/1982
  Revised Date:  12/24/2007
Submitter
 
Submitter Name: 
Submitter Address:


Organization:
Identification
1-Site Name:    Long Point, site of Indian kiln
2a-County:  Suffolk 2b-Town:  Brookhaven 2c-Village: Hamlet of Brookhaven  
3-Location:  Southeast tip of Fireplace Neck at the mouth of the Carman's River
Ownership
   4a-Public Site    4b-Private Site
4-Present Owner:  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service   5a-Address: 
Historic and Architectural Importance

This is presumed to be the site of an Indian pottery, a place where kilns were operated for the firing of pots by living elsewhere. Some associate this with the name Fire Place which was given to South Haven and Brookhaven Hamlets in the earliest days.

 
6- Description, Condition, Evidence of Site
 

 6a-Standing Ruins

 6b-Cellar Hole with Walls  

 6c-Surface Traces Visible  6d-Walls Without Cellar Hole
 6e-Under Cultivation  6f-Erosion
 6g-Underwater  6h-No Visible Evidence
 6i-Other  
7- Collection of Material from Site
 7a- Surface Hunting By Whom:    Date:  
 7b-Testing By Whom:  Date:  
 7c-Excavation By Whom:  Date: 
 7d-None
7e-Present Repository of Materials  
8- Prehistoric Cultural Affiliation or Date
   
9-Historical Documentation of Site
Bigelow, Stephanie: "Bellport and Brookhaven, 1968, p. 8
Shaw, Osborne: "History of Brookhaven Village", 1933 [available this site]
 
10- Possibility of Site Destruction or Disturbance
[Long Point existed into the 20th century, but gradually was destroyed in various storms, and is now but a shoals.]  «»
11-Remarks
12- Map Location
    [If an original form, the source map images were not reproducible.]
12a- 7 1/2 Minute Quad. Name: 
12b- 15 Minute Quad. Name:   
12c- U.S.G.S Coordinates:   
12d- D.O.T. Coordinates:  (if known):   
Other Maps:   

Map of showing Long Point, cropped from the 1903 USGS Moriches Quadrant map:

13- Photographs
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Supplemental Material
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Prepared By
  Ellen Williams