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

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. Touch 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 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capt. John Underhill Home Site / Historic Peck's Inn (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fire Fighter (approx. 4˝ miles away); Webb House (approx. 8.3 miles away); Poquatuck Park (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Methodist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away); Battles of Penny’s and Luce’s Landing (approx. 12.1 miles away); Wick's Tavern (approx. 12.7 miles away); Triangular Commons (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Horton Point Lighthouse. The idea of a lighthouse at this site was first thought of by George Washington in 1756.
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.
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.) 
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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