8 Beautiful Churches on Long Island


Long Island has its fair share of beautiful and historic churches.

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Long Island is dotted with so many great things to see and do it’s no wonder that the area is blessed with a plethora of historic and beautiful places of worship. If you're an achitechtural history buff or just like the serenety of churches, we listed eight that we felt are some of the most beautiful for you to visit. What’s your favorite local church building?


First Presbyterian Church

Glen Cove

According to the website this lovely tudor style church was built in 1906.


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Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary


Built in 1906, the church says it was designated by the Vatican as a Minor Basilica. They say it is the first Roman Catholic Basilica on Long Island.


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Setauket Presbyterian Church


They claim that this is probably the fifth oldest Presbyterian Church in the US and its history dates back to 1660.


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St. Therese of Lisieux Church


Built in 2000, the church replaced one that had been there since 1930.


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Our Lady of Poland Catholic Church


According to their website they are known as "that little country Church near the R.R. Plaza in Southampton Village.”


Photo: Courtesy of Our Lady of Poland Catholic Church


St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

Port Washington

The congregation has had a presence in the community for over 100 years.


Photo: Courtesy of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Menorah given to the cathedral in recognition of their work with the Jewish community.


Cathedral of the Incarnation

Garden City

The cathedral opened in 1885 and offers guided tours by appointment.


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Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption

Port Jefferson Station

This church opened in 1959 and has a huge annual Greek Festival every August.