The National Lighthouse Museum has announced “The Great Staten Island Father’s Day Lighthouse Boat Tour,” set for Sunday, June 16, from 11 am to 2 pm.
Attendees will start at Pier 1 adjacent to the National Lighthouse Museum, 200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, St. George, Staten Island, and journey up the Kill Van Kull and the Arthur Kill waterways, over to Raritan Bay and Princes’s Bay Staten Island’s southern shore.
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.
Bridges under which the boat passes include the recently renovated Bayonne, the restored Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge, the all new Goethals Bridge, the Outerbridge Crossing and the Verrazzano Narrows.
Admission is Adults $62, Seniors $52, Children under 10 $42. For more information, email info@Lighthousemuseum.org, call (718) 390-0040, or click here.
Photo of Robbins Reef Lighthouse in 1950 courtesy US Coast Guard.