Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Grave of Paul Cuffee at Hampton Bays (Canoe Place)

On Montauk Highway | Inscription

Erected by the New York Missionary Society in memory of the Rev. Paul Cuffee, an Indian of the Shinnecock Tribe, who was employed by that society for the last fifteen years of his life on the eastern part of Long Island where he labored with fidelity and success.

Humble, pious, and indefatigable in testifying to the gospel of the grace of God, he finished his course with joy on the 7th of March 1812. Ae. 55 yrs. 5 days.

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