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Date Established: 1857
Height of Tower: 170 ft.
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Open to Public?: Grounds only
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DescriptionIn 1948, the Coast Guard demolished the Shinnecock Lighthouse, citing instability, despite public objection. The only remaining signs of the majestic light are a few bricks from the tower base that surface now and then, and its old oil house.
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||Date posted: Sun Jan 8, 2012