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More than 3 weeks ago (28 September 2020 4:43:32 AM UTC) in TOURIST SPOTS

LONG ISLAND

LONG ISLAND

LONG ISLAND:
  • Long Island stretches eastward for 115 miles, from the new york boroughs of Brooklyn and queens to the windswept bluffs and rollers of Montauk points. long islands the story of native America some of whom welcomed European settlers ashore in 1637.its a story of pirate treasure and hardy whalers, of revolutionary War and the beginning of a nation and the world's greatest industrialists, artists, and adventurers.
  • take a short ride from manhattan step onto the sands of long beach.from here, Long Island protective barrier islands continue in an unbroken chain all the way to WESTHAMPTON ISLAND halfway along with the chain experience the wild windswept beauty of fire Island National seashore.
  • From Robert Moses state park to the Fire Island Lighthouse
  • In 1902, Financier Howard Gould built a medieval castle at SAND POINT to impress his wife which she wasn't, Tudor-style mansion was quickly built. likewise, William Robertson  Coe  built a mansion nearby Oyster Bay
  • The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium is centered around the families stunning Spanish revival mansion while the Nassau Country Museum of Art  has taken up residence in the Georgian mansion 
  • but it wasn't just tycoons who were drawn to Long islands gold coast sagamore hill was the much-loved home of one of America's most popular presidents Theodore Roosevelt lived here from 1885 until his death in 1919,
  • At the Cradle of Aviation Museum in nearby Hempstead, discover how long island launched generations of aviators.from the first barnstormers to the record-breaking flights of Charles Lindbergh, from the aerial dog fights of world war two to those first step upon the moon, long island was at the center of America's aviation and space adventures at the historic hangers of the former Republic Aviation Company here at the American Airpower Museum
  • Discover the riches of SUFFOLK COUNTY. In the mid-1800s, well-to-do New Yorkers were drawn to the natural beauty, the pioneer settlement of Southampton village soon became a summer retreat
  • Fifteen years after the battle of sag harbor America's 1st president, George Washington, commissioned Montauk Lighthouse on the long island's easternmost point.climb the steps t take in the views, close your eyes for few moments and fee the wind turn the pages of this incredible island
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