Upload Photo
You've visited Walt Whitman's birthplace, or at least

You've visited Walt Whitman's birthplace, or at least driven by it. Whitman's Huntington Station home, located down the road from the Walt Whitman Shops, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985 and is maintained as a museum dedicated to the poet's life. (Credit: Alessandra Malito)

1 of 73

You know you're from Suffolk when . . .

Nassau and Suffolk counties have distinct identities, and the people living in each area have special knowledge that ties them to their counties. For instance, if you're from Suffolk, you know how to pronounce Ronkonkoma, Hauppauge, Islandia, Copiague and Patchogue. The following examples were culled from our social media followers and staff. Send your suggestions to josh.stewart@newsday.com.

Get The 1600 newsletter, our inside look at the race to the White House.


Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.