Friend and confidant of George Washington.————————Born in Setauket Oct. 7, 1750 in the original Woodhull homestead. Son of Richard Woodhull and Margaret Smith. Fifth generation from Richard Woodhull, the original grantee of a large portion of Brookhaven town. He was a Presbyterian occupying a "pew of authority" in the old church, and doing much toward the building of the new church. Was a man of integrity punctual and precise in his business relations. He freed his slaves long before they were legally free. Filled numerous important positions being magistrate in Setauket many years; Judge of the Court of Common Pleas 1793 to 1799; First Judge of Suffolk Co. from 1799 to 1810.———————-This memorial conceived and
Head of Long Island Secret Service during the Revolution, and operated under the alias of Samuel Culper, Sr. To him and his associates have been credited a large share in the success of the Army of the Revolution.
erected by Mayflower chapter,
Daughters of the Revolution,
Setauket, Long Island, N.Y.
June 25, 1936.