Robert Hawkins Homestead

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Robert Hawkins Homestead
Robert Hawkins Homestead; Yaphank.JPG
The Robert Hawkins House as seen from across Yaphank Avenue.
Robert Hawkins Homestead is located in New York
Robert Hawkins Homestead
Robert Hawkins Homestead is located in the US
Robert Hawkins Homestead
Location Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, New York
Coordinates 40°49′4″N 72°55′4″W / 40.81778°N 72.91778°W / 40.81778; -72.91778Coordinates: 40°49′4″N 72°55′4″W / 40.81778°N 72.91778°W / 40.81778; -72.91778
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1855
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP reference # 86000702[1]
Added to NRHP April 10, 1986

Robert Hawkins Homestead is a historic home located at Yaphank in Suffolk County, New York. It was built about 1855 and is a clapboard-sheathed, wood-frame building on a brick foundation. It has a symmetrical, two-story, three-bay, cruciform plan with low intersecting gable roofs in the Italianate style. It features a one-story verandah and a large central cupola on the building's rooftop.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986,[1] and is directly across the street from the Homan-Gerard House and Mills.

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Local historic sign facing southbound Suffolk CR 21 traffic.