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Stony Point Lighthouse
Stony Point Lighthouse -
Location:
Coordinates 43°50′22″N 76°17′54″W / 43.83944°N 76.29833°W / 43.83944; -76.29833
Year first constructed: 1826
Year first lit: 1869
Automated: 1950
Deactivated: 1945
Construction: Brick
Tower shape: Square
Markings/Pattern: White w/ Black Lantern
Height: 73 ft (22 m)
Original lens: Fourth Order Fresnel lens
ARLHS number: USA-814 [1]

For the lighthouse on the Hudson River, see Stony Point Light.

STONY POINT (HENDERSON) LIGHT (OLD)

State: NEW YORK Location: HENDERSON BAY / LAKE ONTARIO Nearest City: HENDERSON County: JEFFERSON U.S.C.G. District: 9 Year Station Established: 1826


Modern Tower? YES

   * Year Tower Constructed: 1945
   * Type: STEEL SKELETAL
   * Tower Height:
   * Height of Focal Plane:
   * Current Optic: 

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

   * Year Constructed: 1869
   * Number of Stories: 1.5
   * Architectural Style: MODIFIED
   * Construction Materials: BRICK 

Other Structures: 3 STORAGE BUILDINGS, FOUNDATIONS OF 1830 TOWER

Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER (OLD TOWER) / U.S. COAST GUARD (NEW TOWER)

Open to the Public? NO

Contents

History

Stony Point (Henderson) Light is listed on the National Park Service's Maritime Heritage Program as Lighthouse to visit [2] and as one of New York's Historic Light Stations.[3]

References

Further reading

  • Oleszewski, Wes. Great Lakes Lighthouses, American and Canadian: A Comprehensive Directory/Guide to Great Lakes Lighthouses, (Gwinn, Michigan: Avery Color Studios, Inc., 1998) ISBN 0-932212-98-0.
  • United States Coast Guard. Aids to Navigation Historical Bibliography.
  • U.S. Coast Guard. Historically Famous Lighthouses (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1957).
  • Wright, Larry and Wright, Patricia. Great Lakes Lighthouses Encyclopedia Hardback (Erin: Boston Mills Press, 2006) ISBN 1550463993

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