Ogdensburg Harbor Light

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Ogdensburg Light
Lighthouse in 1992
Ogdensburg Harbor Light is located in New York
Ogdensburg Harbor Light
Location Lighthouse Point, St.Lawrence River, Ogdensburg, New York
Coordinates 44°41′52″N 75°30′12″W / 44.69778°N 75.50333°W / 44.69778; -75.50333Coordinates: 44°41′52″N 75°30′12″W / 44.69778°N 75.50333°W / 44.69778; -75.50333
Year first constructed 1834
Year first lit 1900
Deactivated Yes
Construction Limestone
Tower shape Square
Markings / pattern White & Grey w/ Red Lantern
Height 65 feet (20 m)
ARLHS number

USA-562 [1]

Ogdensburg Harbor Lighthouse
NRHP Reference # 16000202[2]
Added to NRHP April 26, 2016

Ogdensburg Harbor Light is a privately owned lighthouse on the St. Lawrence River, listed on the National Park Service's Maritime Heritage Program as Lighthouse to visit. [3] and as one of New York's Historic Light Stations.[4] In 2016 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]


An addition was made to the tower in 1900.


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 Ogdensburg Harbor Light [6] with links to customized nautical charts provided by National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Further reading[edit]

Berger, Todd R., Lighthouses of the Great Lakes, (Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2002), pp. 145–146

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