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HUNTINGTON HARBOR LIGHT (FORMERLY LLOYD HARBOR)

State: NEW YORK
Location: HUNTINGTON BAY
Nearest City: HUNTINGTON VILLAGE
County: SUFFOLK
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1857


Huntington Harbor Light
1998 photo courtesy Save Huntington Harbor Lighthouse, Inc.
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1912
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1949
  • Foundation Materials: CAST REINFORCED CONCRETE CRIB
  • Construction Materials: CAST REINFORCED CONCRETE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL
  • Shape: SQUARE "CASTLE" (BEAUX ART)
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 42
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1912
  • Present Optic: 300MM OPTIC
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1967
  • Height of Focal Plane: 41
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • Construction Date: 1857
  • Description: COMBINED KEEPERS AND TOWER, 11-ROOM, 2-STORY WHITE WOOD FRAME HOUSE
  • Fate/Disposition: HOUSE SERVED AS KEEPERS RESIDENCE UNTIL 1925, DESTROYED BY FIRE 1947
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1912
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: VENETIAN RENNAISSANCE
  • Construction Materials: CAST CONCRETE
Other Structures: CISTERN IN BASEMENT, OIL HOUSE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/PLANS FOR MARITIME MUSEUM IN KEEPERS QUARTERS

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO SAVE HUNTINGTON LIGHTHOUSE, INC.

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site: WWW.HUNTINGTONLIGHTHOUSE.ORG

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #89000501
Name of Listing: LLOYD HARBOR LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1988

Miscellaneous:
UNDER RESTORATION



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