Incredible Lighthouses Just a Short Trip From Manhattan

New York City is home to many famous and historic lighthouses, and for centuries, has led ships in and out of its rocky harbors with the guidance of their light. As any lighthouse enthusiast would know, each building has a unique story to tell along with its history. With many of them located within only View >

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Lighthouse on a Storage Company? Another Built by an Asylum Patient? Your Guide to NYC’s Historic Lighthouses

With a maritime history that includes travel up and down the Hudson and East rivers, New York City has long relied on lighthouses to direct and warn vessels. Sadly, many of these structures have been lost to history, such as the Elm Tree Beacon Light which had humble beginnings as a tall tree, but which View >

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Interesting Facts About Long Island’s Maritime History

Long Island has played an important role in America’s maritime history for hundreds of years. Standing the test of time, the island continues to play a crucial role in New York area trade and commerce. In this article, we’ll take a look at a few interesting facts that have shaped the unique history of Long View >

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6 Best Lighthouses on the East End

For lighthouse enthusiasts around the world, the East End of Long Island is the perfect place for spotting historic lighthouses in scenic ocean landscapes. With over 20 lighthouses rich with history to feast your eyes on, we’ve narrowed down the list to the top six must-see lighthouses of the East End.. Orient Point Lighthouse Nicknamed View >

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