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Southold Indian Museum
1080 Main Bayview Rd, Southold, NY 11971
The Southold Indian Museum is a non-profit museum dedicated to teaching people about local archaeology and naturalMore history. It is operated by the Long Island Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association and is run by volunteers. This chapter opened in 1925, and features year-round exhibits and special events. The majority of artifacts are from the local Algonquin Indians from Long Island, and many come from the personal collections of three of the museum's founders: Roy Latham, Nathaniel Booth, and Charles Goddard. School groups are welcome and the museum tailors curriculum to the ages of the students.
Horton's Point Lighthouse Park
3575 Lighthouse Rd, Southold, NY 11971
George Washington ordered the construction of this lighthouse in 1797 to guide ships sailing from Boston to New YorkMore City. Now, the lighthouse-turned-museum and park at the end of Lighthouse Rd. is frequented by locals and visitors seeking a glimpe into maritime history as well as a fantastic view of Long Island Sound atop a rocky bluff. Southold Park District maintains the park and Southold Historical Society runs the museum. The grounds can be used for picnics and small wedding ceremonies.
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