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“To Preserve and Promote the Lighthouse Heritage of Long Island”

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Chapter Mission

The US Lighthouse Society is the nation's oldest and most respected historic lighthouse preservation and education organization. Its Long Island, New York Chapter, formed in 2000, is an autonomous, all volunteer non-profit organization, composed of over 300 Long Island lighthouse fans.

The Long Island Chapter was established to assist in the restoration and preservation of the lighthouses of the Long Island, New York area and make Long Island's lighthouse heritage known to the public. The Chapter is currently involved in many projects and is working to educate, inform and entertain those who are interested in Long Island's lighthouses, past and present.

“To Preserve and Promote the Lighthouse Heritage of Long Island”...

  • To assist, in every possible way, in the restoration and preservation of Long Island's lighthouses.

  • To continue researching the history of Long Island's lighthouses, lightships, and related aids to navigation.

  • To collect artifacts and lore related to Long Island's lighthouse heritage.

  • To help concerned parties get involved with local restoration groups.

  • To serve as the means of communication between all who care about the preservation of these unique symbols of our maritime heritage.

  • To inform and entertain those interested in the past, present and future of Long Island's lighthouses.

  • To maintain and update a comprehensive research library and photography archive containing material relating to Long Island's lighthouses, lightships, and navigational aids.

  • To raise funds for local preservation efforts, such as the preservation of the endangered Plum Island and Cedar Island Lighthouses.