Cradle of Aviation Museum- Garden City

Have you ever been to the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City?

It is one of Long Island’s amazing museums and has some great interactive exhibits for the entire family to enjoy.

Have you been?

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South Street Seaport Museum presents Free Fridays

The South Street Seaport Museum announces Free Fridays, with free admission to the Museum every Friday from July 6, 2018 – September 22, 2018!

Visit anytime between 3pm-7pm at 12 Fulton Street, NYC.

Join the South Street Seaport Museum for a summer of Free Fridays presented by The Howard Hughes Corporation! Every Friday beginning July 6, between 3-7pm the Seaport Museum will offer free admission to its exhibitions and historic ships!

“South Street Seaport Museum is a cultural institution dedicated to telling the story of the rise of New York as a port city and its critical role in the development of the United States. The Museum uses its historic buildings and ships to provide interactive exhibits, education, and experiences.”

The 2018 Free Fridays program is presented by The Howard Hughes Corporation.

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Long Island Lighthouses

The Lighthouses across Long Island are beautiful and all have a history that is important to Long Island.

How many lighthouses do we have here on Long Island? How many are you able to visit? How many require a boat to get to?  These are all fun facts about some beautiful landmarks that are located here on Long Island.

Look up or contact any of the lighthouses before trying to visit since they have limited access for viewing or are not open to the public.

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Summer Series of Seaport Walking Tours

South Street Seaport Museum announces

Summer Series of Seaport Walking Tours

The South Street Seaport Museum announces this summer’s Seaport Walking Tours, illuminating the hidden, forgotten, and overlooked histories of New York’s original seaport.

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Cradle of Aviation

Have you ever been to the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City?

It is one of Long Island’s amazing museums and has some great interactive exhibits for the entire family to enjoy.

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Sagtikos Manor

Written by: Selene Castrovilla

George Washington Slept Here!

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Did you know that George Washington slept on Long Island?

As a matter of fact, he slept in lots of homes on Long Island. That’s because when he was elected President, he took a tour of Long Island to thank its residents for their help in the Revolutionary War.

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Long Island’s Natural History Museum

You probably know about the Museum of Natural History in New York City. Maybe you’ve been there.

But did you know there’s a “natural history” museum right here on Long Island?

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Okay, it doesn’t have all the things you’ll find in Manhattan. But it does have an amazing ocean exhibit. Even better that the Museum of Natural History, which has a fake whale hanging from the ceiling, this place has a real 32-foot whale shark! It’s the world’s largest taxidermied (stuffed and preserved) fish! And it was caught nearby, off Fire Island, in 1935.

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