Montauk Lighthouse

Regina and I traveled to Montauk for a mini vacation. It’s located on the southern fork of the most eastern part of Long Island. The pictures of the Montauk Lighthouse were pretty much the only ones we took while we were there. Enjoy!

Montauk Lighthouse, authorized by George Washington in 1792
Montauk Lighthouse, authorized by George Washington in 1792

American flag near the Lighthouse
American flag near the Lighthouse
Rhode Island could be seen on a clear day.  Unfortunately we weren't lucky enough to see it.
Rhode Island could be seen on a clear day. Unfortunately we weren't lucky enough to see it.
The light flashes every 5 seconds and can be seen a distance of 19 nautical miles.
The light flashes every 5 seconds and can be seen a distance of 19 nautical miles.
There are 137 iron steps to the top of the tower.
There are 137 iron steps to the top of the tower.
Construction began on June 7, 1796 and was completed on November 5, 1796
Construction began on June 7, 1796 and was completed on November 5, 1796

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