Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum & Gift Shop
Presented by the Montauk Historical Society. Montauk Point Lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in New York State. The Lighthouse was authorized by the Second Congress, under President George Washington in 1792. Construction began on June 7, 1796 and was completed on November 5, 1796. This 100 foot tower has been part of Long Island's land and seascape for over 200 years and still serves as an active aid to navigation. This is also favorite spot for local and visiting surf-casters, who fish from the rock retaining walls at the base of the cliff in front of the lighthouse. Group and school tours(20 or more) are available on a year round basis at the Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum. Visit their web site for schedules, pictures, video or to browse their online Gift Shop.
2000 Montauk Hwy. -
Second House Museum
SECOND HOUSE, built 1797, is the oldest and most historic building still standing on Montauk. Its purchase, in 1968, by the Town of East Hampton and the New York State Historical Trust, to be operated as a museum by the Montauk Historical Society, established the identity of this community as something much more than a developer's dream, or a place to make money from tourism in summertime and to leave for a warmer climate in winter.
Second House Rd. -