Plum Gut Lighthouse

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Plum Gut Lighthouse
Plum Gut Lighthouse is located in New York
Plum Gut Lighthouse
Plum Gut Lighthouse
Location Long Island Sound / Gardiner's Bay
Coordinates 41°10′25.4″N 72°12′41.2″W / 41.173722°N 72.211444°W / 41.173722; -72.211444
Year first lit 1870
Automated 1978
Foundation Dressed stone/timber
Construction Granite dwelling/wood tower
Tower shape Octagonal
Markings / pattern White w/black lantern
Height 55 feet (17 m)
Focal height 69 feet (21 m)

The Plum Gut Lighthouse is a lighthouse between Plum Island and Long Island, New York. It was built in 1898. It is not open to the public and cannot be reached by land, but one can see it via the Cross Sound Ferry.[1]


  1. ^ N/A, N/A. "Orient Point, NY". N/A. Retrieved 15 May 2012.