Sag Harbor is located on the southern fork of
Long Island directly across from Shelter
Island and neighboring on North Haven and East
Hampton. Sag Harbor is a favorite among
summer vacationers, known for it's quaint town and
large ships that visit its harbor.
Sag Harbor was
once Long Island's whaling capital, with more than 60
whale ships and more than 800 men working on them or in related industries. The first
whale ships sailed from the harbor in 1760 on short cruises along the
coast. By 1817 whale ships leaving from Sag
Harbor would embark on extended cruises that would
take them to many distance seas. Sag harbor
was also the home of Long Island First
newspaper. There is much more to learn about
Harbor's long history.
Today Sag Harbor is
as popular as ever. Weather you are into
browsing the local shops or relaxing on a quiet
beach Sag Harbor has something for everyone.
Sag Harbor is also know for the many celebrities
that can be seen visiting the town.