Crossover Island Light
Crossover Island Light
|Location||Crossover Island in the St. Lawrence River|
|Year first constructed||1848|
|Year first lit||1882|
brick & wood lining
|Markings / pattern||White tower with Red Lantern|
|Original lens||Sixth Order Fresnel lens|
Crossover Island Light Station
|Nearest city||St. Lawrence, New York|
|Area||1.5 acres (0.61 ha)|
|MPS||U.S. U.S. Coast Guard Lighthouses and Light Stations on the Great Lakes TR|
|NRHP Reference #||07001037|
|Added to NRHP||October 3, 2007|
The lighthouse was established in 1848 and the last tower was first lit in 1882. The lighthouse was deactivated in 1941. The foundation is stone molehead and the lighthouse is made out of cast iron with brick and wood lining. The tower is a white conical tower with a red lantern. The original lens was a sixth order Fresnel lens.
The lighthouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Crossover Island Light Station in 2007.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: New York". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. 2009-08-08.
- ARLHS World List of Lights
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Nancy L. Todd (June 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Crossover Island Light Station". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14. See also: "Accompanying three photos".
- Hill, Ralph E. "Lighthouse Memories: Life on Crossover Island." The Keeper's Log (Summer 1991), pp. 18–22
- Oleszewski, Wes. Great Lakes Lighthouses, American and Canadian: A Comprehensive Directory/Guide to Great Lakes Lighthouses, (Gwinn, Michigan: Avery Color Studios, Inc., 1998) ISBN 0-932212-98-0.
- Wright, Larry and Wright, Patricia. Great Lakes Lighthouses Encyclopedia Hardback (Erin: Boston Mills Press, 2006) ISBN 1-55046-399-3
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