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IT STANDS like a sentry on watch, a solitary figure on the easternmost bluffs of Long Island. Commissioned 190+ years ago by President George Washington, the Montauk Lighthouse has become one of the most photographed structures in America because of its dramatic location. But the peril of that site is causing concern over the future […]

News Release Date: July 27, 2017 Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Contact: Dennis Mott, 631-687-4763 Patchogue, NY – The National Park Service announced today that the $1.2 million project to rehabilitate the southwest corner of the Fire Island Lighthouse terrace, undermined during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, has been completed. “About 4,000 bricks were removed from the […]

If you’ve ever traveled on the Port Jefferson ferry you may have noticed a faint beacon in the distance just west of the harbor. Old Field Lighthouse is just what you are seeing as it stands guard over the dangerous cliffs of the area just west of Port Jefferson, NY. Located: 207 Old Field Rd, […]

Rafael Cruz News Release Date: April 14, 2017 Contact: James Dunphy, 631-661-4876 The National Park Service announced today that work to rehabilitate the southwest corner of the Fire Island Lighthouse terrace, undermined in 2012 during Hurricane Sandy, will begin on Monday, April 17. Visitor access may be rerouted to the lighthouse’s northern entrance during the […]

While many people travel the North Fork, little know about the vast array of lighthouses that dot its shorelines, nor do they know that Southold actually has the most lighthouses out of any town in New York State. Horton Point Lighthouse, restored and preserved by the Southold township is an example. This little parcel of […]

Over the course of it’s History, the Fire Island Lighthouse has played a significant role in guiding transatlantic ships traveling into the New York Harbor. For many, this would be their first sight of the United States, as they were European immigrants arriving in America.   The current lighthouse that stands, is not the first […]

Cedar Island, or what is called Cedar Point Lighthouse, is one of Long Islands forgotten lighthouses, sitting sealed like a time capsule earning to be restored, while it continues to guard the entrance to Sag Harbor, overlooking Gardiner’s Bay. Cedar Island Lighthouse is currently located on a sandbar that is connected to Long Island. However, […]

If you’ve ever visited Orient Point for a ferry ride, or coming home from Connecticut you’ve sure seen this coffee pot lighthouse. Sticking at the Eastern end of a reef, this Lighthouse signals your return to Long Island, or as a welcome to our beautiful home. Description: The reason for the Orient Point Lighthouse is […]

Long Island is home to many lighthouses. Beautiful monuments to a time of dangerous travels and when technology did not dominate navigation. We have compiled a list of Lighthouses that are a must to visit 1. Huntington Harbor Lighthouse Formerly known as the Lloyd Harbor Lighthouse, this piece of Long Island’s History can be found […]

Southampton has a bit of a past when it comes to a now forgotten lighthouse. A lighthouse that was once part of the tallest lighthouse’s in the Eastern Seaboard as well as the nation.  Take a look into the Shinnecock Bay Lighthouse that once stood, guiding ship’s and filling the void between Montauk Point and […]