Cedar Island Light
Cedar Island Light
|Location||Cedar Point County Park, Sag Harbor, Gardiners Bay, Long Island|
|Year first constructed||1839|
|Year first lit||1839|
|Tower shape||Square unpainted granite|
|Height||30 feet (9.1 m)|
|Focal height||57 feet (17 m)|
|Original lens||Sixth order Fresnel 1855|
|Range||5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl G 4s - Flashing Green 4 s|
|ARLHS number||USA-147 |
Cedar Island Lighthouse
Cedar Island Lighthouse at Cedar Point County Park
|Nearest city||Sag Harbor, New York|
|Area||1.5 acres (0.61 ha)|
|NRHP reference #||03000248|
|Added to NRHP||April 18, 2003|
|Heritage||place listed on the National Register of Historic Places|
The 40-foot (12 m) granite lighthouse was decommissioned in 1934 and replaced by an automatic light on a steel skeleton at breakwater. The lighthouse, built in the Italianate style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Archives Center at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has a collection (#1055) of souvenir postcards of lighthouses and has digitized 272 of these and made them available online. These include postcards of Cedar Island Light with links to customized nautical charts provided by National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.
- ARLHS World List of Lights
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. Archived from the original on 2007-06-01.
- Smithsonian lighthouse postcards Archived 2009-07-08 at the Wayback Machine.
- Media related to Cedar Point Lighthouse (Northwest Harbor, New York) at Wikimedia Commons
- Cedar Island Lighthouse - from Lighthousefriends.com
- Suffolk County Park Site
- National Park Service List of New York Lighthouses
- U. S. Lighthouse Society’s The Keeper’s Log – Winter, 2007
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