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Horton Point Lighthouse

 
 
Horton Point Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 24, 2006
1. Horton Point Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.
Established 1857
Latitude 41°05'06.5"N - Longitude 72°26'44.0"W
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 41° 5.108′ N, 72° 26.733′ W. Marker is in Southold, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from Lighthouse Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold NY 11971, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battles of Pennys and Luce Landing (approx. 12.1 miles away); Clinton Soldiers Monument (approx. 13.8 miles away in Connecticut); This Cannon (approx. 13.8 miles away in Connecticut); Westbrook World War II Monument (approx. 13.9 miles away in Connecticut); Westbrook Honor Roll Korean Conflict (approx. 13.9 miles away in Connecticut); Westbrook Honor Roll (approx. 13.9 miles away in Connecticut); Westbrook Honor Roll Vietnam Conflict (approx. 13.9 miles away in Connecticut); Westbrook’s Civil War Soldiers (approx. 13.9 miles away in Connecticut).
 
Also see . . .
Horton Point Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 24, 2006
2. Horton Point Lighthouse
Marker is mounted around the corner on the wall of the light tower.

1. Horton Point Lighthouse. The idea of a lighthouse at this site was first thought of by George Washington in 1756. Thirty four years later, as President he commissioned a lighthouse be built, however funds were not allocated until almost 100 years later. (Submitted on February 3, 2011.) 

2. Horton Point Lighthouse. A detailed history of the lighthouse by the Southold Historical Society. (Submitted on February 3, 2011.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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