Few places bring history to life better than the East End. And why should that surprise anyone? Eastern Long Island is, after all, home of the first permanent English settlement in the state. Not to mention two of the nation’s oldest lighthouses, both commissioned by George Washington himself.
And parents eager to indulge their children’s intellectual curiosity will find no shortage of destinations. We’ve rounded up a baker’s dozen of our favorites that can be visited at limited cost and whose insights are bound to inspire your budding historian.
So check these out, and while you’re at it, enjoy our Long Island Classes Guide for more education fun for the kids.