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POINT AUX ROCHES LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Nearest City: PLATTSBURGH
County:
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1858


Point Aux Roches Light
Photo courtesy of Ted Smith, 2003
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1858
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1989
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: LIMESTONE BLOCKS
  • Construction Materials: BLUE LIMESTONE BLOCK
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 250 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 59
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: NONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (MOVED TO ADJACENT LOCATION)
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures:

Current Use: UNKNOWN

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD (TOWER) / PRIVATE OWNER (ADJACENT LAND)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
TOWER PREVIOUSLY ATTACHED TO WOODEN KEEPERS



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