246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., South Huntington. The home of Walt Whitman, America’s greatest poet, c.1819. Exhibit includes his papers, school master’s desk, recordings of his voice, and more. In 2007, the Walt Whitman Trail, which begins at the birthplace, was designated a National Recreational Trail by the US Dept. of the Interior.
Summer hours: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun, 12-5 p.m.; closed major holidays Winter hours: Wed.-Fri., 1-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11-4 p.m.; closed major holidays. Fee. 631-427-5240