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Lighthouses and Windmills

Updated: Apr 1, 2023


We've compiled a list of the most iconic and beautiful lighthouses and windmills on the island. From Montauk Point Lighthouse to Sandy Hook Lighthouse and the historic Windmill in Water Mill, each of these historic spots are beloved by Long Islanders and visitors alike. Learn more about the history and explore the breathtaking views of Long Island's lighthouses and windmills that have stood for centuries. With this list, you can find the best lighthouses and windmills on Long Island from Montauk to Fire Island, explore the beauty of nature, and discover the rich history of the island. We've included all the information you need to know about the lighthouses and windmills to make your trip memorable. So grab your binoculars, put on your walking shoes, and use our list to explore the stunning lighthouses and windmills of Long Island!


 

Montauk Lighthouse

2000 Montauk Highway PO Box 943, Montauk, NY

Fun Fact: The Montauk Point Lighthouse, commissioned by President George Washington in 1792, is one of the best-known and most-beloved icons of Long Island. It was the first lighthouse to be built in New York, and is the fourth-oldest working lighthouse in the nation. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 2012, one of only 12 lighthouses to be so honored.


Fire Island Lighthouse

Robert Moses State Park Field # 5, Fire Island, NY

Fun Fact: Fire Island Lighthouse was an important landmark for transatlantic ships coming into New York Harbor at the turn of the last century. For many European immigrants, the Fire Island Light was their first sight of land upon arrival in America.


Beebe Windmill

Hildreth Avenue, Bridgehampton, NY 11932


Cedar Island Lighthouse

Cedar Point County Park, East Hampton, NY 11937


Corwith Windmill

Halsey Lane, Water Mill, NY 11976


Gardiner Mill

36 James Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937


Hayground Windmill

Windmill Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937


Horton Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse Road, Southold, NY 11971


Huntington Harbor Lighthouse

324 W Shore Road, NY 11749


Long Beach Bar “Bug” Lighthouse

103 3rd Street, Greenport, NY 11944


Old Hook Windmill

North Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937


Shinnecock Windmill

Stony Brook Southampton College, 239 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY 11968


Stony Brook Grist Mill

100 Harbor Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790

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