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Retrofitting a Long Island lighthouse for a second act

There are plans to turn county-owned Cedar Island Lighthouse into a two-room bed-and-breakfast

The Cedar Island Lighthouse, whose lantern once safely guided whaling ships and fishing boats. It was decommissioned in 1934 and 30 years later, a fire turned it into a hollow shell.

East Hampton, New York

THE Cedar Island Lighthouse, a quaint, cubic structure of notably large granite blocks in Suffolk County's Cedar Point Park, once appeared like a fortress. From atop its stone tower, built in 1868, the lantern light led whaling ships and fishing boats home.


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