Presidential Long Island

George Washington toured Long Island in 1790 and

George Washington toured Long Island in 1790 and a handful of the spots where he slept, ate (and yes, sat) are still around today. The first president stopped for a meal to thank those who had helped him during the Revolutionary War at what's now known Hendrick's Tavern in Roslyn. (Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

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From Nassau to Suffolk, check out these historic spots where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. presidents across Long Island.

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