Long Island Landmarks - Photos


Sights and landmarks that comprise Long Island.

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Long Island is part of the United States, a region of New York off the coast of North America. Technically Long Island is comprised of Nassau County, Suffolk County, Kings County and Queens County, but most people when referring to Long Island, mean Nassau and Suffolk County. Long Island is an island some 118 miles long and although it is not "officially" recognized as a town or county, it is a regional community with a long and rich history. Below, local photographer Fred Miller has captured a few of the beautiful sights and landmarks that comprise 'The Island' we call home...

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Jones Beach Tower
The Jones Beach Tower

Jones Beach Tower, now a familiar Jones Beach State Park landmark, was modeled on the campanile of St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice.
Robert Moses Causeway
Robert Moses Causeway

The Robert Moses Causeway, which was known as the Captree State Parkway until 1963, forms part of the north-south parkway corridor from Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park to Robert Moses State Park at the western tip of Fire Island.
Oakdale Windmill
Oakdale Windmill

Oakdale Windmill was torn down in in Late 2004 and early 2005. It was part of a the F. G. Bourne dairy farm. Later it was turned into Windmill Gate, a 110-unit complex for residents 55 and older.
Port Jefferson Harbor
Port Jefferson Harbor

The magnificence of Port Jefferson Harbor continues to attract mariners, visitors, tourists, businesses and families to an area where natural beauty is the setting for a wide variety of human activities.
Entrance to Jones Beach, Long Island New York
Entrance to Jones Beach

One of the many points of interest on Long Island, New York is Jones Beach. Jones Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches found along the shores of Long Island and home to the Jones Beach Theater.
Grumman Memorial Park, Calverton, New York
Grumman Memorial Park

Grumman Corporation was a major aerodynamics company located on Long Island, New York. Thanks to the team work of the employees of Grumman, man's first step on the moon were made possible as well as incredible advances in space and science. For more information about Grumman Memorial Park, please visit the Web site at http://www.grummanpark.org
The Giant Duck Flanders, New York
The Giant Duck Flanders, New York

Duck farmer Martin Maurer created this giant duck to attract visitors to sell his Peking ducks in 1931. Today, the duck marks the entrance to Sears Bellows County Park and provides tourist information and memorabilia.
Bald Hill Vietnam Memorial Park, Farmingville, New York
Bald Hill Farmingville, New York

The Bald Hill Memorial located in Farmingville pays tribute to our Veterans with this monument constructed in 1991 to honor the men and women that served our country during the Vietnam War.
The Bull Smithtown, New York
The Bull Smithtown, New York

Richard Smythe, an English settler made a deal with the Indians that whatever land he could cover in a day's journey was his to keep. So he rode his bull marking his claim on the area know today as Smithtown, NY.

About the Photographer: Fred Miller was born and bred on Long Island. He developed a fascination with aviation, macro and night photography. His passion is evident and captured through the lens of his camera. You can visit Fred's FREE wallpaper Web site and save one of his beautiful photographs on your desktop. The magnificent sights in and around Long Island are also available for purchase, or can be custom ordered on a variety of merchandise, gifts and novelty items. Fred gave us special permission to share these photos with the rest of Long Island.