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Widely known for the rich and famous who regularly visit the quaint villages and sparkling beaches of its Hamptons region, Long Island has always drawn famous characters to its shores.
Teddy Roosevelt, Charles Lindbergh, Walt Whitman, just to name a few, are immortalized here. And other famous people from New York began migrating to Long Island’s Gold Coast decades ago.
But it’s not just the actors, politicians, artists and adventurers who make up the most famous components of Long Island’s culture. Visit Long Island and explore some of our famous film sites, our famous lighthouses or famous beaches.
Visit Long Island and find out why artists have always found inspiration here. Visit the Pollock-Krasner House in Springs, East Hampton, the former home of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, two of the country's foremost abstract expressionist painters. The artist...READ MORE
Famous People & Historical Figures The history of Long Island, NY includes the presence of many famous figures who broadly worked to shape their time. An excellent cross-section can be found along the Long Island Heritage Trail. Travel back in time to the Revolutionary...READ MORE