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A staple in the community!

This bull is a staple in the community. If you've been born here and lived in Smithtown for a long... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
tracey m
Smithtown, New York
Symbol of Smithtown

As others have pointed out, it is the best landmark in the area for giving directions. Not a place... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Bob R
Long Island, New York
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15 Aug 2018
“A staple in the community!”
11 Jun 2018
“Symbol of Smithtown”
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This bull is a staple in the community. If you've been born here and lived in Smithtown for a long time, you'll always remember "The Bull". People refer to it as a landmark. It's well kept with lovely flowers and always decorated nicely for the...More

Thank tracey m
Reviewed 11 June 2018

As others have pointed out, it is the best landmark in the area for giving directions. Not a place to stop and visit since there is no place to park. Dubious history but fun thing to see as you drive by. When I was a...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The symbol of the town of Smithtown is Whisper the bull. Legend has it that Richard Smith was granted the land he could ride around in one day by the Indians. The grassy area in which it sits is decorated for Christmas and Channaka as...More

Thank judyoconnor057
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I moved to Smithtown 3 years ago and I just love the Bull!! When giving directions I say "Make a left at the BULL" I love having to stop at the traffic light so I can take pictures of Whisper. He looks different in all...More

Thank Bette Z
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Yup....there it is. We drove by and passed by this statue of a Bull. And yes it is a Bull alright...as expected.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Fun for kids and interesting for adults who enjoy history. Located in a busy spot this could be confusing if you don't know why it is here.

Thank tweedybird26
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I don't see it as any sort of tourist destination. I can't tell if there is any way to even park there - it is at an extremely dangerous 3 way intersection of Route 25 and 25A. If you drive by in the right direction...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When I was young and lived on Long Island, we passed this statue 100s of times. Never gave it a thought. But now, it is fixed up and flowers planted around it. It looks more interesting and the history of its significance is more widely...More

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Not really able to stop by to visit, but always nice to drive by when it's decorated for the holidays. Surprisingly someone had decorated the trees and put puzzle pieces up for Autism Awareness Month. Beautiful tribute.

Thank Claudine A
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Its really not ment to be a tourist site its just a nice thing to look at its pretty good sculpture to look at

Thank saaketh m
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