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Eastern Long Island is home to many famous lighthouses. History can be told by one visit to Montauk Point Lighthouse and Horton Point Lighthouse, Southold, NY. Group tours welcome.


Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum & Gift Shop

Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum & Gift Shop

2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954 • 631‑668‑2544
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Welcome to the Montauk Point Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in New York State. The Lighthouse was authorized by the Second Congress, under President George Washington in 1792. Construction began on June 7, 1796 and was completed on November 5, 1796. This historic landmark has been part of Long Island's land and seascape for over 200 years and still serves as an active aid to navigation. This beautiful historic Montauk site plays frequent host to wedding ceremonies and other special events. Group and school tours are available on a year round basis at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum. Please call for information and reservations.

East End Seaport Museum

103 3rd Street, Greenport, NY 11944 • 6314772100