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Montauk Point in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Montauk Point Lighthouse

 
 
Montauk Point Lighthouse NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2019
1. Montauk Point Lighthouse NHL Marker
Inscription.  

has been designated a
NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

From 1797 to 1870 this lighthouse was the most
important beacon for ships sailing the
essential sea lane from Great Britain and
France bound for New York with manufactured
goods that were a major part of America's
foreign trade and developing economy.

Designated 2012
———————————————
has been placed on the
NATIONAL REGISTER
OF HISTORIC PLACES

by the United States
Department of the Interior
————— July 7, 1969 —————


 
Erected 2012 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 4.255′ 
Montauk Point Lighthouse NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2019
2. Montauk Point Lighthouse NHL Marker
N, 71° 51.437′ W. Marker is in Montauk Point, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Montauk Highway (New York State Route 27), on the right when traveling east. Lighthouse is in Montauk Point State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk NY 11954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Montauk (a few steps from this marker); Amistad Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Commonly Seen Vessels (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Merchant Mariners and U.S. Navy Armed Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); Montauk Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lost At Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Montauk Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Nature's Sculptures (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montauk Point.
 
Also see . . .
1. Montauk Lighthouse History. (Submitted on September 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Montauk Point Lighthouse National Register Nomination. (Submitted on September 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Montauk Point Lighthouse and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 23, 2019
3. Montauk Point Lighthouse and Markers
Markers are at the Keeper's House entrance
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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