Are There Any Maps of the Long Island Lighthouses?


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As of 2015, there are several Long Island, New York lighthouse maps available online, including Lighthouses of Long Island, New York; Long Island, New York Lighthouses; and York Lighthouses of Long Island. Although many lighthouses are open to the public, some are only accessible to private tours and boat trips.

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Long Island is home to over 20 lighthouses, including Stepping Stones, Shinnecock Bay at Great West Bay, Cedar Island, Stratford Shoal Middle Ground and Long Beach Bar lighthouses. Suffolk County alone has 20 lighthouses and hosts more than any other county in the United States. Among the most famous lighthouses is Montauk Point lighthouse, which George Washington commissioned in 1796.

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