The Lauren Kristy, Long Island’s last turn-of-the-century paddle boat, offers historical tours of the Great South Bay

The Lauren Kristy, Long Island's only turn-of-the-century paddle boat, continues to offer a unique experience for passengers on the Great South Bay. Every day, from

Every day, from April through October, Owner and

Every day, from April through October, Owner and Captain Mike Eagon takes passengers on historical tours through the waters on the 65-foot vessel. (Credit: News 12)

BABYLON - The Lauren Kristy, Long Island's only turn-of-the-century paddle boat, continues to offer a unique experience for passengers on the Great South Bay.

Every day, from April through October, owner and Capt. Mike Eagon takes passengers on historical tours through the waters on the 65-foot vessel.

"It's basically a replica of a Mississippi stern wheeler,” Eagon says. “Back in the 1800s, that was the primary means of transportation on the Mississippi River."

The Lauren Kristy cruises out of the Bay Shore Marina. The tours last about three hours and cost $50.

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