The National Lighthouse Museum’s Great Staten Island Lighthouse Boat Tour has been set for Sunday, September 15th, from 11 am to 2 pm. The tour will encircle Staten Island, looking at critical points of maritime interest and the historically rich Shooters, Prall, Hoffman and Swineburn Islands.
Lighthouses described and seen on this tour include: Robbin’s Reef, Great Beds, Prince’s Bay, Staten Island’s Rear Range, (site of the Old Orchard Shoals Lighthouse destroyed by Sandy in 2012), New Dorp, Elmtree Beacon and the Battery Weed Light of Fort Wadsworth.
The tour will leave from Pier 1, Adjacent to the National Lighthouse Museum, 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, St. George, (adjacent to the FREE Staten Island Ferry) Staten Island. Cost is $62 for adults, $52 for seniors, and $42 for children under 10.
For more information or to make reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call (718) 390-0040, or visit the Museum’s website.
Photo of Robbins Reef Lighthouse courtesy US Coast Guard.