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GALLOO ISLAND LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: SW END OF ISLAND IN LAKE ONTARIO
Nearest City: SACKETS HARBOR
County: JEFFERSON
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1820



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1867
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated: 1963
  • Foundation Materials: DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
  • Construction Materials: GRAY LIMESTONE W/BRICK LINING
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 55
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 190MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 58
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1897
  • Construction Materials: RED BRICK
  • Architectural Style: 1-STORY
  • Fog Signal Type: REMOVED
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1867
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: GRAY LIMESTONE
Other Structures: IRON OIL HOUSE

Current Use:

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD/PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #83001682
Name of Listing: GALLOO ISLAND LIGHT (U.S. COAST GUARD / GREAT LAKES TR)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
SOLAR POWERED; SMALL BOAT STATION ON ISLAND



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