Greenport - USA, NY

Greenport, New York, is located on the north fork of Long Island and was first settled in 1682 and incorporated in 1838. It was once a whaling and ship building village and many of the village's older structures are included in the Greenport Village Historic District. The village is also the home of the East End Seaport Museum, dedicated to preserving the region's maritime heritage. The museum is housed in the former station house of the Greenport Long Island Rail Road station, while the East end of the Railroad Museum of Long Island is located in the former freight house. The new station is the terminus of the Long Island Railroad. Greenport also has a locally famous 1920s carousel, located near the waterfront and you can tour the Horton Point Lighthouse, which has been standing guard over the Long Island Sound since 1857.