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Shinnecock Light
Ponquogue Point, New York

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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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In 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.


Submitted by: Shinnecock14 Date posted: Sun Jan 8, 2012 Views: 3851