An etching depicting the lighthouse and surrounding area of Montauk Point, the lighthouse was the first public works project of the United States of America, it was first lit in 1797 when a third of the nation's trade with other countries was handled at the harbor, it is the fourth oldest lighthouse still in operation in the country, it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2012, United States, 1800. From the New York Public Library. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).
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01 January, 1800
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